What does mental mean?

Definitions for mental
ˈmɛn tlmen·tal

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mental.

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. Melinda Campopiano:

    A big downfall in provider education is we don’t teach health professionals to ask about and address mental health and substance use disorder issues consistently and effectively, on that side of the issue, I would include informed consent of patients so that patients have the opportunity to make fully informed decisions about their treatment options.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I'm not doing that to be cute, we have very, very strong background checks right now. But we have, sort of, missing areas, areas that don't complete the whole circle. And we're looking at different things, and I have to tell you that it is a mental problem.

  3. Mary Hassell:

    Although her general fluctuating( mental) state was a background and important in her death, I find the reason for her taking her life was she now knew she was being prosecuted for certainty, and she knew she would face the media, press, publicity -- it would all come down upon her.

  4. Robert Howard:

    Keep on doing the things that we know benefit overall physical and mental health, but understand that the evidence that these steps will reduce dementia risk is not strong, like many colleagues, I already tell my patients that what is good for their hearts is probably good for their brains.

  5. Ahmed Korayem:

    True lust knows no bounds. Marriage or otherwise" - Buck, Mental Hell

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