Translation of transfix in Spanish:

transfix

paralizar, v.

Pronunciation: /trɑːnsˈfɪks//transˈfɪks//trɑːnzˈfɪks//træn(t)sˈfɪks//tranzˈfɪks/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (make motionless)
    paralizar
    she was transfixed with terror se quedó paralizada de terror / petrificada
    • I was transfixed, wondering if the lead singer was male or female.
    • Will we ever know all the reasons why people are transfixed by these images?
    • I was transfixed by the jostling crowds, the blasting horns.
    • I was too transfixed on his twitch to let that happen.
    • We were transfixed, and used to wonder whether all the women in England were like that.
    • I quickly asked her where the pain was, and while transfixing me with a hard look, she pointed to her chest.
    • If people were not transfixed on the band, they at least ceased to idly chatter.
    • At night I am transfixed by the gentle motion of the great hull accompanied by the hypnotic creaking of richly-grained wood.
    • As those of you who have seen gamelan dance can imagine, I was totally transfixed.
    • Shoppers in the High Street were confused by the police presence and scores of people were transfixed on the sky as the helicopter hovered above.
    • She was transfixed by that veiled emerald gaze, frozen to the spot, unable to move.
    • Kiko looks up almost painfully and I'm transfixed at the depth of horror I see in his blue eyes.
    • And I was transfixed, almost hypnotised by the grotesque scene in front of me.
    • By the time I got to the Mexican trip toward the end of the novel, I was transfixed.
    • Nobody else even batted an eyelid, but I was just transfixed, with chills literally running up my spine.
    • No-one else seemed much moved by this, but I was transfixed.
    • I was transfixed with fear and the sheer beauty of the scene.
    • At one point I even forgot the band were there, I was so transfixed with the visuals, which included lots of period footage of railways.
    • But we're simultaneously transfixed by the scale of the event, excited by its uncommon nature.
    • If a story transfixes Sydney tabloids, then it transfixes me.
  • 2

    (impale)
    atravesar
    traspasar
    • Plunging from his cheetah-drawn chariot, Bacchus looses arrows of longing from his eyes at Ariadne, and transfixes her in mid-flight.
    • Alas for poor Bill, more arrows would soon pierce him than transfixed Saint Sebastian.