What does mindset mean?

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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

Wiktionary

  1. mindset(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From mind + set.

Freebase

  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. Dolly Kaushik:

    Even we are at fault, the mindset has to change. How can anyone say that the answer to the problem is that girls should not go out.

  2. Justin Pfaff:

    [Patel] did a great job, we were very close ahead of time because we’d spent so much time training over the last year … we all just kind of fed off one another, and she was the pinnacle of that. She was the one at the front to make sure everybody was in the right mindset, giving one another motivation.

  3. Swede Henrik Stenson:

    I’ve got to keep the same mindset I’ve been keeping these last 10 or 12 rounds, it’s been working pretty well so far so I’m going to try more of the same. It’s a new day tomorrow. Whatever has happened these first three days has put me in a nice position but it’s got to be done all over tomorrow.

  4. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer:

    We have every reason to believe that he was reaching out for help, the weapons were present. The ammunition was present. Perhaps even the mindset was present to carry out those threats.

  5. Maneka Gandhi:

    We didn't expect results to show for at least a year or two years, if at all, as it's one of those mindset change things.

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