mental energy

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Noun1.mental energy - an actuating force or factormental energy - an actuating force or factor  
motivation, motive, need - the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal; the reason for the action; that which gives purpose and direction to behavior; "we did not understand his motivation"; "he acted with the best of motives"
incitation, provocation, incitement - something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action
libidinal energy - (psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido
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I found him sitting in the middle of the floor on his stool, a pose which is generally indicative of some mental energy on his part.
All her mental energy was concentrated on the nature of that memorable glance.
He complained about paparazzi helicopters hovering over driving ranges to track him - he has never been under such intense scrutiny before - and the fallen hero does not appear to have the mental energy required to compete in the battleground of the 'Fifth Major'.
You still have mental energy, but your attention span is shorter and you may feel restless.
The robos are controlled by their human owners with mental energy.
I accept the injuries more quickly and rather than wasting mental energy feeling frustrated I'm instead thinking 'What can I do to cut down the rehab time?
Cadbury defended wording on the label for its Boost bar, saying it had been scientifically proven that guarana ``delivers mental energy by increasing attention span and alterness''.
Houston, who had watched with new assistant Bruce Rioch, said: "I think my players used up some mental energy because expectation was very high.
Clarke said his mental energy levels were low after about of flu f o l l o wing his big post-Open celebrations.
In order to resist temptations and make choices that are healthy and have long-term benefits, a person needs to be both in a positive frame of mind and have the available mental energy needed to make good choices," the authors conclude.
The injury-hit Cypriot then called for two medical time-outs in the fourth set but he somehow dug deep into his reserves of physical and mental energy to grind down Mackin in a match that lasted four hours and 20 minutes.
Alyson Greenhalgh-Ball, Health & Wellbeing Manager at Kellogg's, commented: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but worryingly one in five kids are skipping it ( despite evidence that those who eat breakfast tend to have more physical and mental energy than those who don't.