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Definition 1: the state of a person's cognitive processes - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for state of mind in the sense of this definition

(state of mind is a kind of ...) (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

"a manic state"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) concern with outward things or material objects as opposed to the mind and spirit

"what is the origin of the outwardness of our sensations of sound, smell, or taste" "an abstract conception with feelings of reality and spatial outwardness attached to it"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) preoccupation especially with one's attitudes and ethical or ideological values

"the sensitiveness of James's characters, their seeming inwardness" "inwardness is what an Englishman quite simply has, painlessly, as a birthright"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) the mental state of being preoccupied by something

(... is a kind of state of mind ) an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind

"his fear of being alone verges on morbidity"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) the state of being unsure of something

(... is a kind of state of mind ) the state of being certain

"his certainty reassured the others"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior

"a confusion of impressions"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) a state in which you want to learn more about something

(... is a kind of state of mind ) a state of mind not immediately available to consciousness

(... is a kind of state of mind ) a state lacking normal awareness of the self or environment

(... is a kind of state of mind ) an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation

"he lost consciousness"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) a state of mind that is discussed as if it were a place

"he lived in the ivory tower of speculation" "they viewed universities as ivory towers"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way

"the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution" "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) (psychiatry) a disorder of memory in which dreams or fantasies are confused with reality

(... is a kind of state of mind ) partial or total loss of memory

"he has a total blackout for events of the evening"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) the state of being interested

Definition 2: a temporary psychological state - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for state of mind in the sense of this definition

(state of mind is a kind of ...) a state that continues for a limited time

(state of mind is a kind of ...) (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

"a manic state"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) a specific state of mind that is temporary

"a case of the jitters"

(... is a kind of state of mind ) a state in which one thinks

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