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.

  2. mental(Adjective)

    Insane, mad, crazy.

  3. mental(Adjective)

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

  4. mental(Adjective)

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

  5. Origin: 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

  2. Mental(noun)

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

  3. Mental(adj)

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

  4. Origin: [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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. Yogi Berra:

    Half this game is 90 mental.

  2. Danny Ozark, manager of the Phillies:

    Half this game is 90% mental.

  3. Vince Lombardi:

    Mental toughness is essential to success.

  4. Popstar Demi Lovato:

    Mental illness doesn’t discriminate by age.

  5. Banri Kawai:

    They lost sleep and developed mental conditions.

Images & Illustrations of mental

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