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Adjective: transfixed  tranz'fikst
  1. Having your attention fixated as though by a spell
    "Well, you know, the whole thing was so sudden, so unexpected, and so perfectly overwhelming, that I stood transfixed";
    - fascinated, hypnotized, hypnotised [Brit], mesmerized, mesmerised [Brit], spellbound, spell-bound
Verb: transfix  tranz'fiks
  1. To render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
    "The snake charmer transfixes the cobra";
    - fascinate, grip, spellbind
  2. Pierce with a sharp stake or point
    "transfix a shrimp on a skewer";
    - impale, empale, spike

See also: enchanted

Type of: interest, pierce, thrust

Encyclopedia: Transfixed