Mentality meaning

mĕn-tălĭ-tē
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Mental attitude or outlook; state of mind.
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A mindset; a way of thinking.

Before he can succeed, he will have to shed the mentality that he can get by without hard work.

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Cast or turn of mind.

A vindictive mentality.

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Mental capacity, power, or activity; mind.
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Mentality is defined as the ability to think, or to a mental attitude.

If someone is always looking at the world as if people are out to get him, this is an example of a paranoid mentality.

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The sum of a person's intellectual capabilities or endowment.
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The sum of a person's intellectual capabilities or endowment.
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Origin of mentality

  • From mental +"Ž -ity.

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