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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 ?
Not only are they constantly liable to assassination but, owing to their subnormal mentalities, they are subject to periods of depression during which they are very likely to destroy themselves.
I was as much of a stranger as the most hopeless castaway stumbling in the dark upon a hut of natives and finding them in the grip of some situation appertaining to the mentalities, prejudices, and problems of an undiscovered country - of a country of which he had not even had one single clear glimpse before.
For their part, members of the delegation said that what is happening in the region constitutes a struggle between the path of moderation and mediation on one side and takfiri, barbaric and exclusionist mentalities on the other side.
In sections on mentalities, social issues, and critique he examines such topics as the Christian nation, the Christian myth and legacy, the entanglements of Christian mentality, parsing the entanglements, and rethinking mentalities.
Marino offers a valuable study of the "mapping mentalities of the Renaissance" and the human geography of the Annales school, its postmodern aftermath, and future prospects.