mindset

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mind·set

or mind-set  (mīnd′sĕt′)
n.
1. A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to and interpretations of situations.
2. An inclination or a habit.
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Noun1.mindset - a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situationsmindset - 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"

mindset

or mind-set
noun
The thought processes characteristic of an individual or group:
Idiom: what makes someone tick.
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