Meaning of “mental” in the English Dictionary

"mental" in British English

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uk /ˈmen.təl/ us /-t̬əl/

(Definition of “mental” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mental" in American English

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mentaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈmen·təl/

of or about the mind, or involving the process of thinking:

Stress can affect both your physical and mental health.
Many people suffer from some form of mental illness during their lives.
I made a mental note of her address (= I will try to remember it).
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ˈmen·təl·i/

mentally ill

(Definition of “mental” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)