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synonyms for fixate

  • haunt
  • infatuate
  • obsess
  • direct
  • become attached
  • center on
  • rivet one's eyes
  • zero in on
See also synonyms for: fixated
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Maybe that the viewer choosing to fixate on this detail isn’t the intended audience.
IT WAS TIME FOR THE ‘TO ALL THE BOYS’ FRANCHISE TO ENDSONIA RAOFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead of hailing the many ways tech is changing our lives, these critics say journalists fixate on negative stories, pursuing hit pieces and takedowns that serve their own agenda.
TECH AND CRYPTO FUNDER ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ WANTS TO REPLACE THE MEDIA. IS THAT BAD NEWS?JEFF ROBERTSJANUARY 20, 2021FORTUNE
It’s difficult to find relief from stressors if your mind is constantly fixating on and recirculating harmful thoughts about them.
STRESSED OUT? VIDEO GAMES CAN HELP—IF YOU FOLLOW THESE TIPS.STAN HORAZEKJANUARY 20, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Rather than fixating on the details, it’s better to take a step back to look for broader patterns in the literature.
REEVALUATING VITAMIN D AS A SPORTS SUPPLEMENTALEX HUTCHINSONJANUARY 20, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
His daughter Robyn Sweet described him as a self-employed handyman in his late 50s who lives in rural Virginia and became increasingly fixated with conspiracy theories after Barack Obama was elected president.
HERE ARE SOME OF THE PEOPLE CHARGED SINCE A MOB BREACHED THE CAPITOLWASHINGTON POST STAFFJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As it begins to happen, you fixate even more, and it just gets worse.
HOW I LEARNED TO SURF IN MIDDLE AGETOM VANDERBILTJANUARY 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Rather than fixating on a single insight too early, or on a small segment of existing data, marketers should look at a much wider array of input and take bold actions to disrupt the market.
TAKE YOUR CAMPAIGNS TO DEEPER LEVELS BY DISRUPTING THE PEACEMAX BRAUNDECEMBER 24, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
So, don’t just fixate on incorporating keywords and building backlinks in the hopes of better search rankings.
FOUR WEBSITE USABILITY ELEMENTS THAT IMPROVE YOUR SEARCH RANKINGSHAZEL RAOULTDECEMBER 21, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Joan Vickers, a scientist at the University of Calgary, introduced the concept of the “quiet eye,” when in the final milliseconds of preparation for a shot, athletes fixate on one target — like the rim of a basket or the upper corner of the goal.
DISSECTING ATHLETIC GREATNESS: NATURE, NURTURE, LUCKY BREAKS AND A ‘QUIET EYE’LIZ ROBBINSDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The business world—Silicon Valley in particular—is fixated on solving problems.
THE BUSINESS ADVICE SOCRATES WOULD GIVE IF HE WROTE A MANAGEMENT BOOK TODAYJAKEMETHAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
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