Definitions for mentally

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

men•talˈmɛn tl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the mind.

  2. of, pertaining to, or affected by a disorder of the mind:

    a mental patient.

    Category: Psychiatry

  3. for persons with a psychiatric disorder:

    a mental hospital.

    Category: Psychiatry

  4. performed by or existing in the mind:

    mental arithmetic.

  5. pertaining to intellectuals or intellectual activity.

  6. Informal. insane; crazy.

    Category: Informal

Origin of mental:

1375–1425; < LL mentālis= L ment-mind+-ālis -al1


men•talˈmɛn tl(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the chin.

Origin of mental:

1720–30; < L ment(um) the chin + -al1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mentally(adverb)

    in your mind

    "he suffered mentally"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. mentally(adverb)ˈmɛn tl

    relating to or in the mind

    mentally ill/fit


  1. mentally(Adverb)

    in a mental manner; an idea thought out in one's mind, as opposed to an idea spoken orally.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mentally(adverb)

    in the mind; in thought or meditation; intellectually; in idea

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mentally' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4556

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mentally' in Adverbs Frequency: #294

Anagrams of mentally

  1. tallymen

Translations for mentally

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


in the mind

She's mentally incapable of understanding; He is mentally ill.

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