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state of mindnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsteɪt əv ˈmɑɪnd/
a person's ​mood and the ​effect that ​mood has on the person’s ​thinking and ​behavior: I was not in the ​right state of mind to ​laugh at his ​jokes.
(Definition of state of mind from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “state of mind”
in Turkish ruh hâli, ruhsal durum…
in Russian состояние, настроение…
in Polish stan ducha, nastrój…
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