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Definition 1: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for mental object in the sense of this definition

(mental object is a kind of ...) the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning

(... is a kind of mental object ) the concept of emptying one's own will and receive God's will, in Catholicism

(... is a kind of mental object ) a rejection of belief

(... is a kind of mental object ) a belief that rejects the orthodox tenets of a religion

(... is a kind of mental object ) the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it

"the ends justify the means"

(... is a kind of mental object ) knowledge acquired by learning and instruction

"it was clear that he had a very broad education"

(... is a kind of mental object ) the content of direct observation or participation in an event

"he had a religious experience" "he recalled the experience vividly"

(... is a kind of mental object ) all the knowledge and values shared by a society

(... is a kind of mental object ) knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote

"early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"

(... is a kind of mental object ) the lack of knowledge or education

(... is a kind of mental object ) the content of a particular field of knowledge

(... is a kind of mental object ) any cognitive content held as true

(... is a kind of mental object ) a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image

(... is a kind of mental object ) an inherited pattern of thought or action

(... is a kind of mental object ) the focus of cognitions or feelings

"objects of thought" "the object of my affection"

(... is a kind of mental object ) anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking

(... is a kind of mental object ) the intellectual conception of a thing as it is in itself, not as it is known through perception

(... is a kind of mental object ) everything stated or assumed in a given discussion

(... is a kind of mental object ) some situation or event that is thought about

"he kept drifting off the topic" "he had been thinking about the subject for several years" "it is a matter for the police"

(... is a kind of mental object ) an important question that is in dispute and must be settled

"the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone" "politicians never discuss the real issues"

(... is a kind of mental object ) the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about

"it was not a good idea" "the thought never entered my mind"

(... is a kind of mental object ) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

"the gist of the prosecutor's argument" "the heart and soul of the Republican Party" "the nub of the story"

(... is a kind of mental object ) accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment

(... is a kind of mental object ) knowledge about knowledge

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