Mental meaning

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Of or relating to the mind; intellectual.

Mental powers.

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Executed or performed by the mind; existing in the mind.

Mental images of happy times.

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Of or relating to the chin.
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Done by, or carried on in, the mind (i.e., without using written symbols)

Mental arithmetic.

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For the mentally ill.

A mental hospital.

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Having to do with mind reading, telepathy, etc.
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Of the chin.
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Of or relating to the chin.
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Of or for the mind or intellect.

Mental powers, mental aids.

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Of or relating to the mind.

Mental powers; mental health.

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Executed or performed by the mind; existing in the mind.

Mental calculation; a mental image.

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The definition of mental is relating to the mind or to problems of the mind.

An example of mental used as an adjective is the phrase a mental process which means a process that occurs in the mind.

An example of mental used as an adjective is the phrase a mental illness which means a sickness in the mind.

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Of or relating to the mind or an intellectual process.
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(colloquial, comparable) Insane, mad, crazy.

He is the most mental freshman I've seen yet; he went mental on us.

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(colloquial, UK, comparable) Enjoyable; fun.

That was a mental party last night.

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(anatomy) Of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw, genial.

The mental nerve; the mental region.

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(biology) Of or relating to the chin-like or lip-like structure.
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(zoology) A plate or scale covering the mentum or chin of a fish or reptile.
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Origin of mental

  • Middle English from Old French from Late Latin mentālis from Latin mēns ment- mind men-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin mentum chin men-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French mental, from Late Latin mentālis (“of the mind, mental"), from Latin mÄ“ns (“the mind"). Also from Latin mentum (“the chin"), depending on usage.

    From Wiktionary