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. Kathy Rospenda:

    Perceptions of relationships may be colored by mental health, so it might actually be that students with better mental health or higher self-confidence to start with interpreted relationships at work as being more positive in general.

  2. Ahmed Korayem:

    Desperate times calls for more than simply desperate measures. It calls for putting one's values aside till the desperation subsides" --Mental Hell, Chapter 3

  3. Christopher Langan:

    You cannot describe the universe completely with any accuracy unless you're willing to admit that it's both physical and mental in nature.

  4. Bernard Biermann:

    Adolescence is a time of tremendous stress and it seems like today’s teens have unusually high, often unreasonable, expectations for themselves, as a result, depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns are increasingly common as are maladaptive behaviors such as substance abuse, self-injury, eating disorders and other forms of unhealthy coping.

  5. Michele Spoont:

    Dr. Fortney’s intervention developed a method to extend the reach of the specialized PTSD services to the community primary care clinics by using telehealth technology, not only does it make it easier for veterans to get the specialized treatments, but maybe it will help those veterans who are hesitant to go to a mental health program get evidence-based PTSD treatment if it is offered in a primary care setting.

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