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Definition 1: (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic - [noun denoting state]

Samples where mental state or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a manic state

Synonyms for mental state in the sense of this definition

(mental state is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(... is a kind of mental state ) the state of a person's cognitive processes

(... is a kind of mental state ) an uneasy psychological state

"he suffered an attack of nerves"

(... is a kind of mental state ) (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary

(... is a kind of mental state ) the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment

(... is a kind of mental state ) any disease of the mind; the psychological state of someone who has emotional or behavioral problems serious enough to require psychiatric intervention

(... is a kind of mental state ) a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance

(... is a kind of mental state ) a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity

(... is a kind of mental state ) an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression

(... is a kind of mental state ) the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed

(... is a kind of mental state ) a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation

(... is a kind of mental state ) distress and disorientation (especially in adolescence) resulting from conflicting pressures and uncertainty about one's self and one's role in society

(... is a kind of mental state ) a mental state in which the person has continual hallucinations

(... is a kind of mental state ) (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic

(... is a kind of mental state ) a temporary psychological state

(... is a kind of mental state ) a loss of will power

(... is a kind of mental state ) an inability to experience pleasure

(... is a kind of mental state ) (existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine

(... is a kind of mental state ) a state that resembles sleep but that is induced by suggestion

(... is a kind of mental state ) a dreamlike state of altered consciousness that may last for hours or days

(... is a kind of mental state ) an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects

(... is a kind of mental state ) a state of individual psychological well-being based upon a sense of confidence and usefulness and purpose

(... is a kind of mental state ) a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently

(mental state belongs to category ...) the science of mental life

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