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men·tal 1

 (mĕn′tl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the mind: mental powers; mental health.
2. Executed or performed by the mind; existing in the mind: mental calculation; a mental image.
3.
a. Slang Emotionally upset; crazed: got mental when he saw the dent in his new car.
b. Offensive Slang Having a mental illness or intellectual disability.
c. Often Offensive Relating to or being a place for housing or treating people with mental illness or intellectual disability: a mental ward.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin mentālis, from Latin mēns, ment-, mind; see men-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

men′tal·ly adv.

men·tal 2

 (mĕn′tl)
adj.
Of or relating to the chin.

[From Latin mentum, chin; see men-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

mental

(ˈmɛntəl)
adj
1. of or involving the mind or an intellectual process
2. occurring only in the mind: mental calculations.
3. (Psychiatry) affected by mental illness: a mental patient. Preferred form: psychiatric
4. (Medicine) concerned with care for persons with mental illness: a mental hospital. Preferred form: psychiatric
5. (Psychiatry) slang insane
[C15: from Late Latin mentālis, from Latin mēns mind]
ˈmentally adv

mental

(ˈmɛntəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the chin. Also: genial
[C18: from Latin mentum chin]

men•tal1

(ˈmɛn tl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the mind.
2. of, pertaining to, or affected by a disorder of the mind: a mental patient.
3. for persons with a psychiatric disorder: a mental hospital.
4. performed by or existing in the mind: mental arithmetic.
5. pertaining to intellectuals or intellectual activity.
6. Informal. insane; crazy.
[1375–1425; < Late Latin mentālis= Latin ment- mind + -ālis -al1]
men•tal•ly, adv.

men•tal2

(ˈmɛn tl)

adj.
of or pertaining to the chin.
[1720–30; < Latin ment(um) the chin + -al1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mental - involving the mind or an intellectual processmental - involving the mind or an intellectual process; "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects"
physical - involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"
2.mental - of or relating to the mind; "mental powers"; "mental development"; "mental hygiene"
3.mental - of or relating to the chin- or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
4.mental - of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jawmental - of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw
5.mental - affected by a disorder of the mindmental - affected by a disorder of the mind; "a mental patient"; "mental illness"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"

mental

adjective
1. intellectual, rational, theoretical, cognitive, brain, conceptual, cerebral the mental development of children
2. psychiatric, psychogenic mental health problems
3. (Informal) insane, mad, disturbed, unstable, mentally ill, lunatic, psychotic, unbalanced, deranged, round the bend (Brit. slang), as daft as a brush (informal, chiefly Brit.), not right in the head, a sausage short of a fry-up (slang) I just said to him 'you must be mental!'

mental

adjective
Relating to or performed by the mind:
Translations
ذِهْني، فِكْريعَقْليعَقْلي، للأمْراض العَقْلِيَّهعَقلي، مُصاب بِمَرَضٍ عَقْليعَقْلِيّ
duševníkonaný v duchupsychiatrickývnitřníduševně nemocný
mentalsindslidendetankemæssig
henkinenmentaalinenpsyykkinen
duševni
elme-szellemi
andlegurgeî-hugar-
精神の
정신적인
mentalitetasmintinismintyse daromas/sukuriamasprotiškaiproto
galvas-gara-garīgsprāta-psihiatriskā slimnīca
mentálnyurobený v duchu
duševnimiseln
mentalsjälslig
ทางจิตใจ
akılakıl hastalarına aitakıl hastalığı çekenakıldanzihinsel
thuộc về tinh thần

mental

[ˈmentl]
A. ADJ
1. (= not physical) [development, health, effort] → mental
the stigma attached to mental illnessel estigma vinculado con las enfermedades mentales
I formed a mental picture of what he looked likeme formé una imagen mental de cómo era
to make a mental note of sthtomar nota mentalmente de algo
2. (Brit) (= crazy) → chiflado
he must be mentaldebe estar chiflado
B. CPD mental age Nedad f mental
mental arithmetic Ncálculos mpl mentales
mental block Nbloqueo m mental
mental cruelty Ncrueldad f mental
mental handicap Nretraso m mental
mental healing N (US) → cura f mental
mental home, mental hospital Nhospital m psiquiátrico, manicomio m
mental institution Ninstitución f para enfermos mentales
mental patient Npaciente mf psiquiátrico/a
mental powers Npoderes mpl mentales

mental

[ˈmɛntəl] adj
(to do with the mind)mental(e)
Graham made a quick mental calculation → Graham se livra à un bref calcul mental.
to make a mental note of sth → prendre bonne note de qch
to make a mental note to do sth → penser à ne pas oublier de faire qch
(= mad) → timbré(e)
You're mental! → Tu es timbré!mental age nâge m mentalmental arithmetic ncalcul m mental
to do mental arithmetic → faire du calcul mentalmental block nblocage mmental cruelty ncruauté f mentalemental handicap nhandicap m mentalmental health
n
[person] → santé f mentale
(= profession) → santé f mentale
modif [problems] → de santé mentale, médicopsychologique; [service] → de santé mentale, médicopsychologique; [unit, centre] → de santé mentale, médicopsychologique; [charity] → pour la santé mentale, d'aide médicopsychologique
mental health professional → professionnel(le) m/f de la santé mentale mental health caremental health care nsoins mpl médicopsychologiquesmental hospital nhôpital m psychiatriquemental illness nmaladie f mentale
a mental illness → une maladie mentale

mental

adj
geistig; strainpsychisch; crueltyseelisch; to make a mental note of somethingsich (dat)etw merken; mental processgeistiger or gedanklicher Prozess, Denkvorgang m; the causes are mental not physicaldie Ursachen sind eher psychischer als physischer Natur; he still shows great mental agilityer ist geistig noch immer sehr rege
(inf: = mad) → übergeschnappt (inf); to go mentalverrückt werden, durchdrehen (inf); (= get furious)ausrasten (inf)

mental

:
mental age
n he has a mental of tener ist auf dem geistigen Entwicklungsstand eines Zehnjährigen
mental arithmetic
nKopfrechnen nt
mental block
nBewusstseinsstörung f; to have a mentaleine Bewusstseinsstörung haben, geistig weggetreten sein (inf); (due to alcohol) → einen Filmriss haben (inf); to have a mental (in exam) → ein Brett vor dem Kopf haben (inf)
mental breakdown
mental deficiency
mental health
mental home
n(Nerven)heilanstalt f
mental hospital
mental illness
mental institution
n(Nerven)heilanstalt f

mental

[ˈmɛntl] adj
a. (gen) → mentale, della mente; (ability, powers) → intellettuale; (treatment) → psichiatrico/a
to make a mental note of sth → prendere mentalmente nota di qc
mental patient → malato/a di mente
mental strain → tensione f
b. (fam) (mad) → pazzo/a

mental

(ˈmentl) adjective
1. of the mind. mental illnesses/disorders.
2. done or made by the mind. mental arithmetic; a mental picture.
3. for those who are ill in mind. a mental hospital.
4. suffering from an illness of the mind. a mental patient.
menˈtality (-ˈtӕ-) noun
(a level of) mental power. low mentality.
ˈmentally adverb
in the mind. She's mentally incapable of understanding; He is mentally ill.

mental

عَقْلِيّ duševní mental geistig διανοητικός mental henkinen mental duševni mentale 精神の 정신적인 geestelijk mental umysłowy mental умственный mental ทางจิตใจ akıl thuộc về tinh thần 精神的

men·tal

a. mental, rel. a la mente;
___ ageedad ___;
___ disordertrastorno ___;
___ deficiencyretraso ___;
___ handicapminusvalía ___;
___ healthsalud ___;
___ hygienehigiene ___;
___ illnessenfermedad ___;
___ retardationretraso ___;
___ testexamen de capacidad ___.

mental

adj mental; (pertaining to chin) mentoniano
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After what Amy would call Herculaneum efforts, in the way of mental and moral agriculture, my young ideas begin to shoot and my little twigs to bend as I could wish.
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Why, if that's the case it would be worth " and he fell to doing a sum in mental arithmetic.
I shall always look back on that time of mental awakening as one of the happiest in my life.
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In his relations with them, he seemed to be in quest of mental food, not heart-sustenance.
Pue's mental part, and the internal operations of his head, than the frizzled wig had contained of the venerable skull itself.
Black Sam, upon this, scratched his woolly pate, which, if it did not contain very profound wisdom, still contained a great deal of a particular species much in demand among politicians of all complexions and countries, and vulgarly denominated "knowing which side the bread is buttered;" so, stopping with grave consideration, he again gave a hitch to his pantaloons, which was his regularly organized method of assisting his mental perplexities.
The thought was forced upon me: "The ras- cals -- THEY have served other people so in their day; it being their own turn, now, they were not expecting any better treatment than this; so their philosophical bearing is not an outcome of mental training, intellec- tual fortitude, reasoning; it is mere animal training; they are white Indians.
But irony was not for those people; their mental vision was not focused for it.
Tom turned in without the added vexation of prayers, and Sid made mental note of the omission.