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.

  2. mentaladjective

    Insane, mad, crazy.

  3. mentaladjective

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

  4. mentaladjective

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

  5. 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

  2. Mentalnoun

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

  3. Mentaladjective

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

  4. 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

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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. Kenneth Cook:

    My first acknowledgment of what strength was, was mental strength in seeing my mom do everything she could to take care of us, not once did she complain about the situation she was in.

  2. Tammy Cooper:

    I didn't want it to end this way. The last thing I want to remember is this special thing to be terminated because of this thing in the water, maybe I don't have any health issues from the water, but there's a major cost to your mental health, because you're in charge of this little person, and you feel like you're failing.

  3. Martha Richards:

    We need more money for lots of things. Sometimes our schools can't even afford to buy more glue sticks when they run out. Mental health facilities here always have long waiting lists, boris Johnson went to Eton. I don't think Boris Johnson's going to understand what it's like to live in Redruth. I don't think the G7 is going to mean much.

  4. Joe Desilet:

    However, as Sen. Marco Rubio and others have already done, you may see the candidates advocate for mental-health reform and other common-sense reforms alongside their defense of the amendment.

  5. Swami Sivanada:

    When an idea exclusively occupies the mind, it is transformed into an actual physical or mental state.

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