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fixation (s) (noun), fixations (pl)
1. The act or operation of holding or fastening something in a stable position: Joe checked the fixation of the lamp he had attached to the ceiling and was happy with his successful accomplishment.
2. The condition of being held in a secure position: The fixation of the implant in Ginny’s bone material in her upper jaw caused her no further pain in the days following the operation.
3. An inability to stop thinking about something: Shelby has some kind of fixations about birds hating her; so, she avoids walking under trees when she hears them chittering or twittering above.

The media tends to have their fixations on scandals and violence much more than they do on successful social achievements.

(Greek: to bind, binding, fusing; surgical fixation)