Definition of transfix in English:

transfix

Line breaks: trans|fix
Pronunciation: /transˈfɪks
 
, trɑːns-, -nz-/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

transfixion

Pronunciation: /-ˈfɪkʃ(ə)n/
noun
More example sentences
  • This has been an historic decade in the development of the cinema, a breathlessly wonderful time of captivation and transfixion brought forth from the glories of the moving picture.
  • His comment was so random it shook me from my transfixion.
  • The girl watched in both horror and transfixion.

Origin

late 16th century (in sense 2): from Latin transfix- 'pierced through', from the verb transfigere, from trans- 'across' + figere 'fix, fasten'.

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