Meaning of “mental” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective [ always before noun ] us uk /ˈmentəl/
Extra Examples
I had a complete mental block about his name.He has a long history of mental illness.The exam is designed to test your mental arithmetic.The defendant claims he was suffering from a mental disorder.The prisoners has suffered physical and mental abuse.

B2 relating to the mind, or involving the process of thinking:

mental health/illness
mentally adverb


a mentally ill person

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