What does Mental mean?

Definitions for Mental
ˈmɛn tlMen·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mentaladjective

    involving the mind or an intellectual process

    "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects"

  2. mentaladjective

    of or relating to the mind

    "mental powers"; "mental development"; "mental hygiene"

  3. mentaladjective

    of or relating to the chin- or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks

  4. genial, mentaladjective

    of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw

  5. mentaladjective

    affected by a disorder of the mind

    "a mental patient"; "mental illness"

Wiktionary

  1. mentaladjective

    Of or relating to the mind or an intellectual process.

    Etymology: From mental, from mentalis, from mens. Also from mentum, depending on usage.

  2. mentaladjective

    Insane, mad, crazy.

    Etymology: From mental, from mentalis, from mens. Also from mentum, depending on usage.

  3. mentaladjective

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

    Etymology: From mental, from mentalis, from mens. Also from mentum, depending on usage.

  4. mentaladjective

    Of or relating to the chin-like or lip-like structure.

    Etymology: From mental, from mentalis, from mens. Also from mentum, depending on usage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mentaladjective

    of or pertaining to the chin; genian; as, the mental nerve; the mental region

    Etymology: [L. mentum the chin.]

  2. Mentalnoun

    a plate or scale covering the mentum or chin of a fish or reptile

    Etymology: [L. mentum the chin.]

  3. Mentaladjective

    of or pertaining to the mind; intellectual; as, mental faculties; mental operations, conditions, or exercise

    Etymology: [L. mentum the chin.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mental

    men′tal, adj. pertaining to the mind: done in the mind.—ns. Mental′ity, Mentā′tion.—adv. Men′tally.—adjs. Menticul′tural, improving the mind; Mentif′erous, conveying thought, telepathic.—Mental alienation, insanity; Mental arithmetic, arithmetic performed without the help of written figures. [Fr.,—L. mens, mentis, the mind.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mental' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1771

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mental' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2964

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Mental' in Adjectives Frequency: #232

Anagrams for Mental »

  1. lament, Lament., malent, mantel, mantle

  2. Lament

  3. Lament.

  4. Mantel

  5. Mantle

How to pronounce Mental?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mental in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Mental in a Sentence

  1. Harold Geneen:

    Do you want my one-word secret of happiness -- It's growth -- mental, financial, you name it.

  2. Samantha Markle:

    I would suggest for the benefit of all them, especially the children, that they get counseling. Harry is in no position to work for a company that deals with misinformation or mental health issues until he himself is made whole,and until they get a grip on what the truth is.

  3. Sally Yates:

    I feel a real responsibility to bring mental illness out of the shadows so that people will feel more comfortable reaching out for the help that they need with this illness, i know with Joseph Axelrod, that's a big part of why Joseph Axelrod wasn't comfortable seeking help. Joseph Axelrod was worried about the stigma. Joseph Axelrod had been Joseph Axelrod. Joseph Axelrod was worried about what people would think. Now,( that was) the mid-80s, and I think we're in a somewhat better place now -- but not where we should be.

  4. H.W. Mann:

    Health is the art of balance. Good mental and physical health require balance. Balance of diet, exercise, sleep, and stress. Imbalance creates stress on the body and mind. Poor health and disease are states of imbalance. Relaxation restores balance. Relaxation is the ideal state for good health. Relaxation is the ideal state for healing. Meditation is the art of consciously relaxing body and mind.

  5. World Bank:

    Trauma can affect economic output if children struggle at school, people become less productive at work or withdraw from society, mental health issues cannot be seen in isolation.

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