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Definition 1: involving the mind or an intellectual process - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • mental images of happy times
  • mental calculations
  • in a terrible mental state
  • mental suffering
  • free from mental defects

(mental is similar to ...) of or associated with or requiring the use of the mind

"intellectual problems" "the triumph of the rational over the animal side of man"

(mental is similar to ...) psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect

"a moral victory" "moral support"

(mental is similar to ...) affecting or influenced by the human mind

"psychic energy" "psychic trauma"

(mental is similar to ...) mental or emotional rather than physiological in origin

"a psychogenic disorder"

(mental is similar to ...) mental or emotional as opposed to physical in nature

"give psychological support" "psychological warfare"

Definition 2: of or relating to the mind - [adjective denoting pert]

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

  • mental powers
  • mental development
  • mental hygiene

Definition 3: of or relating to the chin- or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks - [adjective denoting pert]

(mental belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 4: of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw - [adjective denoting pert]

Synonyms for mental in the sense of this definition

Definition 5: affected by a disorder of the mind - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a mental patient
  • mental illness

(mental is similar to ...) not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind

"unhealthy ulcers"

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