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English definition of “mental”


adjective     /ˈmen.təl/ US  /-t̬əl/
B2 [before noun] relating to the mind , or involving the process of thinking : The family has a history of mental disorder . A doctor was asked about the mental state of the prisoner . She had a mental picture (= a picture in her mind ) of how the house would look when they finished decorating it. → Compare physical adjectiveLogic and reasonMind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis UK slang crazy Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind
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