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fixation

noun
     
Related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry
fix‧a‧tion [countable]
1 a very strong interest in or love for someone or something, that is not natural or healthy
fixation on/with/about
Carlo has an absolute fixation with the royal family.
a mother fixation
2 technicalMP a kind of mental illness in which someone's mind or emotions stop developing

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