What does mentality mean?

Definitions for mentality
mɛnˈtæl ɪ timen·tal·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mentality, outlook, mindset, mind-set(noun)

    a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations

  2. brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mentality, wit(noun)

    mental ability

    "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"


  1. mentality(Noun)

    A mindset; a way of thinking.

    Before he can succeed, he will have to shed the mentality that he can get by without hard work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mentality(noun)

    quality or state of mind

Editors Contribution

  1. mentality

    The capacity for intelligent thought.

    The mentality of the runners was positive and motivated.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2017  
  2. mentality

    To use the ability and quality of intelligent thought.

    The mentality was easy to understand as everyone was united, working together to support and look out for each other.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 30, 2020  

How to pronounce mentality?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say mentality in sign language?

  1. mentality


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mentality in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mentality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mentality in a Sentence

  1. Lee Hyeon-woo:

    This incident shows the problem with the corporate culture in South Korean conglomerates, the mentality of these companies is not 'We're number one' but 'We must take down rival X'.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Jealousy/Covetousness is all about being concerned with other people's blessings rather than yours. But may I tell you this. You shouldn't be concerned with anybody's blessing. Yes, because every living human is blessed. Oh! Yes, it's a matter of mentality. Besides, if not for any other thing/reason. At least, the life you are living presently is being denied to many people out there in the mortuary. At this juncture, I hope you've realized truly you are not expected to covet/jealous anyone for any reason. Thus, go ahead and appreciate whatever you've got currently. And do glorify/thank God almighty who is the sole giver and taker of life/grace/wisdom/insight/every other true blessing.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I think we've become very weak and ineffective. I think that's why we're not beating ISIS. It's that mentality.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    An extraordinary post of an ordinary, simple netizen is liked usually by none of the people in his individual, social media circle but if the same is shared by a person having a lot of money then it is liked by many ones and when it is done by a honey girl, the support to the same post is going to be the most. Such an absurd mentality is seen in the majority of the population who vote.

  5. Miron Lulic:

    That mentality of saving is a big thing.

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