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. Chief Executive Greg Poux-Guillaume:

    People have this doom and gloom mentality currently, but in oil and gas we are still at the beginning of the investment cycle, we see healthy markets in oil and gas this year and next.

  2. Jill Ellis:

    I think to be respectful to opponents is to play hard against opponents, i respect Thailand. I celebrate that they're here. For us, the players are excited and I said afterward when you go into a World Cup you can talk tactics, but it's about mentality, it is also about confidence, and so getting off on the right foot is important.

  3. Director George Lucas:

    A lot of the FinTech discussion in Australia is about how these companies partner with the Big Four banks, in the UK, they've taken a different approach where it's about innovation and disrupting the industry. A lot of FinTechs and even us are finding it difficult because of this government mentality to protect the four large banks.

  4. Ian Nakamoto:

    There's a sense that the Fed won't increase rates tomorrow. We'll have to see if that's the case, if that's the mentality, then the U.S. dollar may come off a bit more and commodities may rally some more. I don't know how sustainable that is, but that seems to be what's going on currently.

  5. Admiral Sun Jianguo:

    We were not isolated in the past, we are not isolated now and we will not be isolated in the future, actually I am worried that some people and countries are still looking at China with the Cold War mentality and prejudice. They may build a wall in their minds and end up isolating themselves.

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