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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- in 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- in 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
References in classic literature ?
The exact definition of the word "mental" will, I hope, emerge as the lectures proceed; for the present, I shall mean by it whatever occurrences would commonly be called mental.
The desire for alcohol is quite peculiarly mental in its origin.
His tremendous virility and mental strength wall him apart.
Their usefulness did not depend on making the patient swallow substances for the most part harmful (the harm was scarcely perceptible, as they were given in small doses), but they were useful, necessary, and indispensable because they satisfied a mental need of the invalid and of those who loved her- and that is why there are, and always will be, pseudo-healers, wise women, homeopaths, and allopaths.
I must premise, that I have nothing to do with the origin of the primary mental powers, any more than I have with that of life itself.
The Celt in all his variants from Builth to Ballyhoo, His mental processes are plain--one knows what he will do, And can logically predicate his finish by his start: But the English--ah, the English
He by no means regarded man as the highest possible being which evolution could arrive at; for though his physical development may have reached its limit, this is not the case with his mental or spiritual attributes.
You will the more easily condone any mental abberation upon your own part when you realize that even I have had moments when my balance has been disturbed.
I shall always look back on that time of mental awakening as one of the happiest in my life.
I neglected my clients and my own business to give myself to the contemplation of the mysteries which I had once beheld, yet which I could impart to no one, and found daily more difficult to reproduce even before my own mental vision.
We enter into the minds of the actors in that long-ago world-drama, and for the time being their mental processes are our mental processes.
I ought to have told very circumstantial lies from the first," he said to himself, with a mortal distaste of the mere idea which silenced his mental utterance for quite a perceptible interval.