[transˈfɪks, trɑːnsˈfɪks, tranzˈfɪks, trɑːnzˈfɪks]
transfixes (third person present) · transfixed (past tense) · transfixed (past participle) · transfixing (present participle)
  1. cause (someone) to become motionless with horror, wonder, or astonishment.
    "he was transfixed by the pain in her face" ·
    "she stared at him, transfixed"
    mesmerize · hypnotize · spellbind · bewitch · captivate · entrance ·
    enthral · fascinate · engross · enrapture · stun · stupefy · astound · grip · root someone to the spot · stop someone dead · stop someone in their tracks · paralyse · petrify · immobilize · freeze · rivet · gorgonize
  2. pierce with a sharp implement or weapon.
    "a field mouse is transfixed by the curved talons of an owl"
late 16th century ( in transfix (sense 2)): from Latin transfix- ‘pierced through’, from the verb transfigere, from trans- ‘across’ + figere ‘fix, fasten’.
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a field mouse is transfixed by the curved talons of an owl.
he was transfixed by the pain in her face.
she stared at him, transfixed.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic شبيك
Bulgarian пробожда
Cantonese (Traditional) 變形金剛
Chinese Simplified 变形金刚
Chinese Traditional 變形金剛
German durchbohren
Haitian Creole fè pantan
Hindi ट्रांसफिक्स
Japanese 貫通接辞します。
Korean 무엇
Russian Исполнители
Serbian (Cyrillic) трансфиx
Slovak Prebodajú
Telugu ట్రాఫిక్స్
Thai ตรึง
Urdu چھیدنا
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