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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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mind-set

n
(Psychology) the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation, esp when these are seen as being difficult to alter
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mind′-set`

or mind′set`,



n.
1. a fixed attitude or state of mind.
2. intention; inclination.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mind-set - a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situationsmind-set - 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"
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mind-set

noun attitudes, view, perspective, position, stance, outlook, world view Their greatest challenge is understanding their customers' mind-set.
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Translations

mind-set

[ˈmaɪndset] Nactitud f, disposición f
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