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Definitions of mental

  1.   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.   A plate or scale covering the mentum or chin of a fish or reptile.
  3.   Pertaining to the mind; intellectual.
  4.   Pert. to the mind; intellectual.
  5.   Mentally.
  6.   Of or pertaining to the chin; genian; as, the mental nerve; the mental region.
  7.   affected by a disorder of the mind; " a mental patient"; " mental illness"
  8.   of or relating to the mind; " mental powers"; " mental development"; " mental hygiene"
  9.   Of or pertaining to the mind; intellectual; as, mental faculties; mental operations, conditions, or exercise.
  10.   Pertaining to the mind. Relating to the chin.
  11.   Or in the region of the chin; foramen, nerve, spines, tubercle, muscle; the mentum of insects; scale or plate of fish and of reptile.
  12.   ( biology) of or relating to the chin- or lip- like structure in insects and certain mollusks
  13.   1. Relating to the mind 2. Relating to the chin, genial.
  14.   of or relating to the chin- or lip- like structure in insects and certain mollusks
  15.   Pertaining to the mind; due to the mind.

Quotes of mental

  1. We see that every external motion, act, gesture, whether voluntary or mechanical, organic or mental is produced and preceded by internal feeling or emotion, will or volition, and thought or mind. – H. P. Blavatsky
  2. Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape. – Frank Moore Colby
  3. Often, even after years, mental states once present in consciousness return to it with apparent spontaneity and without any act of the will; that is, they are reproduced involuntarily. – Hermann Ebbinghaus
  4. You must learn to talk clearly. The jargon of scientific terminology which rolls off your tongues is mental garbage. – Martin Henry Fischer
  5. What a thing is and what it means are not separate, the former being physical and the latter mental as we are accustomed to believe. – James J. Gibson
  6. Do you not see, first, that- as a mental abstract- physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces? – Auberon Herbert
  7. Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one. – Bobby Knight
  8. Creative people who can't help but explore other mental territories are at greater risk, just as someone who climbs a mountain is more at risk than someone who just walks along a village lane. – R. D. Laing
  9. I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams, but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head and work from that mental hologram. – Jonathan Lethem
  10. I've overcome physical and mental brutality- and fought back. – Tatum O'Neal
  11. The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking. – Charles Sanders Peirce
  12. I was one of those people who put too much emphasis on work and career and material possessions, and it took its toll on all my relationships, on my physical health, my emotional and mental health. – Tony Shalhoub
  13. Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and a shortened period of mental assimilation. – Konstantin Stanislavisky
  14. Yeah, well that's the best thing about it, I think, is knowing kids and kids getting mental when they know you're in it. Any kid you meet and anyone I know tells the kid you're in it and they get short of breath. – David Thewlis
  15. Old age is a special problem for me because I've never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself- a lad of about 19. – E. B. White

Usage examples for mental

  1. “ To the latter he was not altogether unlike in his mental temper. ” – Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy by Otto Heller
  2. The drift of mental habit tells on the new result and he can not escape it. ” – The Story of the Mind by James Mark Baldwin
  3. She was now, in truth, scarcely able to stand, being worn out with the mental struggle. ” – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  4. It did not seem at all likely that a man of Mr. Bidlake's experience and mental acumen could have been so deceived. ” – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  5. “ " 'T is as good as a romance," was Janice's mental opinion. ” – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  6. “ A great flash of light and hope was shining through his recent mental darkness. ” – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  7. In your case, worry is certainly the result of mental inoccupancy. ” – Quit Your Worrying! by George Wharton James
  8. Not unfrequently the seeing of a " double" is the result of physical or mental disease. ” – Modern Magic by Maximilian Schele de Vere
  9. He had gone through an uncommon strain, both mental and physical, during the day, and was tired and glad to get home. ” – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman
  10. It is a single, uniform mental state from which all the separate virtues spring as from a single root. ” – Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius by Samuel Dill
  11. The time of the young and old is beyond all price for the purposes of mental and moral improvement. ” – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  12. In our mental states we simply grew apart, instead of together. ” – Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
  13. There was no trace of physical suffering; the trouble was mental – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  14. But what do you say about mental power? ” – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  15. “ " I half believe I should like to try that myself," was his mental conclusion. ” – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  16. There was no mental answer to this, and his thoughts took another direction. ” – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  17. We all own a mental picture- gallery which we carry about with us till death. ” – A Question of Marriage by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  18. It was his mental condition to which I referred! ” – The Heart of Una Sackville by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  19. The brown coat, the high black hat, and the big eyes of Whispering Smith had already become a part of her mental store. ” – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  20. The air of this island, said he, gives one a sort of vague sense of mental power. ” – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault

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