mentality


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men·tal·i·ty

 (mĕn-tăl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. men·tal·i·ties
1. Cast or turn of mind: a vindictive mentality.
2. The sum of a person's intellectual capabilities or endowment.

mentality

(mɛnˈtælɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Psychology) the state or quality of mental or intellectual ability
2. a way of thinking; mental inclination or character: his weird mentality.

men•tal•i•ty

(mɛnˈtæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. mental capacity or endowment.
2. mental inclination; outlook: a liberal mentality.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mentality - a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situationsmentality - a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
attitude, mental attitude - a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways; "he had the attitude that work was fun"
2.mentality - mental abilitymentality - mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
intelligence - the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience

mentality

noun attitude, character, personality, psychology, make-up, outlook, disposition, way of thinking, frame of mind, turn of mind, cast of mind What kind of mentality is required for running a business?

mentality

noun
1. The thought processes characteristic of an individual or group:
Idiom: what makes someone tick.
2. The faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge:
Slang: smart (used in plural).
Translations
عَقْلِيَّةٌعَقْلِيَّه
inteligencementalita
mentalitettænkemåde
mentaliteetti
mentalitet
mentalitásszellemi képesség
vitsmunir, gáfur, greind
精神構造
사고 방식
miselnost
mentalitet
ความคิด
anlayışdüşünüşzihniyet
tâm lý

mentality

[menˈtælɪtɪ] Nmentalidad f

mentality

[mɛnˈtælɪti] nmentalité f

mentality

nMentalität f; how can we change this class mentality?wie können wir dieses Klassendenken ändern?

mentality

[mɛnˈtælɪtɪ] nmentalità f inv

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.

mentality

عَقْلِيَّةٌ mentalita mentalitet Mentalität νοοτροπία mentalidad mentaliteetti mentalité mentalitet mentalità 精神構造 사고 방식 mentaliteit mentalitet mentalność mentalidade ум mentalitet ความคิด zihniyet tâm lý 智力

men·tal·i·ty

n. mentalidad, capacidad mental.
References in classic literature ?
Even his mentality was but a sorry mockery of what it once had been.
I won't let you kill him," he concluded, as his half-wrecked mentality pictured anew the pleasure that money would buy in London--money that he could not hope to possess without some such windfall as the ape represented.
By sheer will-power I regained control over my tottering mentality, and so successful was I that the next time that the light came I sat quite still and looked indifferently at the fresh and tempting food almost within my reach.
In general the trait of Speranski's mentality which struck Prince Andrew most was his absolute and unshakable belief in the power and authority of reason.
They say that none of us exists, except in the imagination of his fellows, other than as an intangible, invisible mentality.
I centred all my mighty intellect upon the bowmen of my own creation--each of us produces and directs as many bowmen as his mentality and imagination is capable of.
Here they exchanged a few words and while they were talking the girl noticed that he who had halted them, as well as those whom she could see of his companions, appeared to be, if possible, of a lower mentality than her original captors.
SHEA had just beaten me at chess, as usual, and, also as usual, I had gleaned what questionable satisfaction I might by twitting him with this indication of failing mentality by calling his attention to the nth time to that theory, propounded by certain scientists, which is based upon the assertion that phenomenal chess players are always found to be from the ranks of children under twelve, adults over seventy-two or the mentally defective--a theory that is lightly ignored upon those rare occasions that I win.
We can take your father upon a long trip where rest and quiet can have an opportunity to restore his enfeebled mentality.
Just like Pardew over the last two seasons he's picking from the same group of players that have been ingrained with a losing mentality.
Premier League MANCITY 2 NORWICH CITY 1 FERNANDINHO hailed Manchester City's winning mentality after the Premier League leaders recovered from a Joe Hart blunder to snatch a late victory over Norwich.
In the meeting, the minutes of which are certainly shuddersome, AKP parliamentary group deputy chairman Mahir E[pounds sterling]nal successfully described the abusive mentality that has driven the AKP's success so far with complete disregard for all sorts of principles and rules: "With a 150-year-old heritage, we have managed to bring all these issues closer to resolution in 13 years.