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  1. mentality, outlook, mindset, mind-setnoun

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


  1. mindsetnoun

    A way of thinking; an attitude or opinion, especially a habitual one.

    Etymology: From mind + set.


  1. Mindset

    In decision theory and general systems theory, a mindset is a set of assumptions, methods, or notations held by one or more people or groups of people that is so established that it creates a powerful incentive within these people or groups to continue to adopt or accept prior behaviors, choices, or tools. This phenomenon is also sometimes described as mental inertia, "groupthink", or a "paradigm", and it is often difficult to counteract its effects upon analysis and decision making processes. On the positive side a mindset can also be seen as incident of a person's Weltanschauung or philosophy of life. For example there has been quite some interest in the typical mindset of an entrepreneur.

Editors Contribution

  1. Mindset

    Mindset is the way an individual thinks especially when it becomes an habitual way of life.

    Submitted by anonymous on December 20, 2018  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mindset in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mindset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of mindset in a Sentence

  1. Ashwani Kumar:

    It's mindset, and behavior that needs to be changed.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A constitution defines the mindset of the people and the trend of the state; it also designs the impact, for the discipline of its institutions since as a key to all systems, not the arrangement.

  3. Devin Booker:

    We’re not out to get anyone, we’re just trying to play with a physical mindset and impose our will more than they do.

  4. Product Keith Coleman:

    Birdwatch is a different mindset.

  5. Jayson Tatum:

    We need to just take the mindset of whether we won or lost, you can’t change that.

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