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mentality

noun [C usually singular]     /menˈtæl.ə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
C1 a person's particular way of thinking about things: I can't understand the mentality of people who hurt defenceless animals. He hopes that closer links between Britain and the rest of Europe will change the British mentality towards foreigners.Mind and personalityScience of psychology and psychoanalysis
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