What does mental mean?

Definitions for mental
ˈmɛn tlmen·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mental(adj)

    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. mental(adj)

    of or relating to the mind

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

  3. mental(adj)

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

  4. genial, mental(adj)

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

  5. mental(adj)

    affected by a disorder of the mind

    "a mental patient"; "mental illness"

Wiktionary

  1. mental(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the mind or an intellectual process.

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

  2. mental(Adjective)

    Insane, mad, crazy.

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

  3. mental(Adjective)

    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. mental(Adjective)

    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. Mental(adj)

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

    Etymology: [L. mentum the chin.]

  2. Mental(noun)

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

    Etymology: [L. mentum the chin.]

  3. Mental(adj)

    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?

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How to say mental in sign language?

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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. Nicole Curtis:

    Just because babies can’t speak doesn’t mean they are not thinking, [I am] really being an advocate right now for infant mental health because separation from mothers… I’m a breastfeeding mother….

  2. Christopher Wylie:

    Cambridge Analytica will try to pick at whatever mental weakness or vulnerability that we think you have and try to warp your perception of what's real around you, if you are looking to create an information weapon, the battle space you operate in is social media. That is where the fight happens.

  3. Demi Lovato:

    You just have to take it one day at a time ; some days are easier than others and some days you forget about drinking and using, but for me, I work on my physical health, which is important, but Mental Health as well, i make sure I stay on my medications. I go to AA meetings. I do what I can physically in the gym. I make it a priority.

  4. Wendy Bell:

    You needn't be a criminal profiler to draw a mental sketch of the killers who broke so many hearts. They are young black men, likely in their teens or in their early 20s, they have multiple siblings from multiple fathers and their mothers work multiple jobs. These boys have been in the system before. They've grown up there. They know the police. They've been arrested.

  5. Tony Abbott:

    We particularly need to know how someone with such a long record of violence and such a long record of mental instability was out on bail after his involvement in a particularly horrific crime, and we do need to know how he seemed to have fallen off our security agency's watch list back in about 2009.

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