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  • as incomplex
  • as inmania
  • as inone-track mind

synonyms for fixed idea

  • anxiety
  • fear
  • fixation
  • hang-up
  • insanity
  • mania
  • neurosis
  • obsession
  • phobia
  • preoccupation
  • repression
  • a thing about something
  • exaggerated reaction
  • idée fixe

antonyms for fixed idea

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  • balance
  • sanity
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    How to use fixed idea in a sentence

    As men fixed in the grip of nightmare, we were powerless—unable to do anything but wait.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    The Princess still kept her eyes fixed on Louis, while, in a suppressed and unsteady voice, she answered her governess.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.
    THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
    His idea was that there would be ample time later to order a concentration on either wing or on the centre.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    She kept her eyes fixed steadily on his, saying what followed gently, calmly, yet as though another woman spoke the words.
    THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
    I cannot reconcile the idea of a tender Heavenly Father with the known horrors of war, slavery, pestilence, and insanity.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
    While Benjy sat contemplating this creature, and wondering what was to be the end of it all, a bright idea occurred to him.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    This was such a ridiculous idea that Davy threw back his head, and laughed long and loud.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    “It looks better than any house around here now, since you fixed it up and painted it,” said Sol.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
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    WORDS RELATED TO FIXED IDEA

    • a thing about something
    • anxiety
    • exaggerated reaction
    • fear
    • fixation
    • fixed idea
    • hang-up
    • idée fixe
    • insanity
    • mania
    • neurosis
    • obsession
    • phobia
    • preoccupation
    • repression
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