mental home


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mental home

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mental hospital

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mental institution

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(Psychiatry) a home, hospital, or institution for people who are mentally ill
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mental home - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced personmental home - a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
hospital, infirmary - a health facility where patients receive treatment
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My civilian friends were astonished that I did not receive a pension of some sort and had a job to understand me when I told them that I was quite satisfied, and thankful that I was not blind, that I had my limbs, that I was not horribly disfigured and that I was not an inmate in a mental home like tens of thousands of poor men still are who served in the War.
The mental home has seen as many as 24 deaths in the last 24 weeks.
My final destination was to visit my Aunt Mary, who had spent over 57 years of her life in a mental home for reasons that are tragic.
Also out this week Mental (15) Toni Collette reunites with Muriel's Wedding director PJ Hogan as a nanny hired by the local mayor to look after his four young daughters when he packs their mum off to the mental home for a 'holiday'.
If you had told me one week ago that I would be training with and playing for the same team as Robin van Persie, I would have sent you to a mental home.
Because the campus was on the site of what had been a mental home.
Also last year in the Saki Bar in Manchester I had a melting pot of black, brown, and white singing along to ''Everyone's got a mental home inside their heads'' which was lovely to see.
Instead of being prosecuted, she was sectioned under the 1890 Lunacy Act and committed to a mental home.
If you took what he said seriously, you would end up in a mental home.

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