Associations to the word «Mental»


MENTAL, adjective. Of or relating to the mind or an intellectual process.
MENTAL, adjective. (colloquial) (comparable) Insane, mad, crazy.
MENTAL, adjective. (colloquial) (UK) (comparable) Enjoyable; fun.
MENTAL, adjective. (anatomy) Of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw, genial.
MENTAL, adjective. (biology) Of or relating to the chin-like or lip-like structure.
MENTAL, noun. (zoology) A plate or scale covering the mentum or chin of a fish or reptile.
MENTAL ABERRATION, noun. A deviation in mental function.
MENTAL ABERRATIONS, noun. Plural of mental aberration
MENTAL AGE, noun. How old one appears to be based solely on mental ability and function.
MENTAL AGES, noun. Plural of mental age
MENTAL ASYLUM, noun. Mental hospital
MENTAL BLOCK, noun. (psychology) Repression of painful thoughts.
MENTAL BLOCK, noun. (psychology) Inability to continue a train of thought.
MENTAL BREAKDOWN, noun. An attack of depression or anxiety so severe that it prevents a person from continuing to function normally
MENTAL CASE, noun. (UK) (slang) an insane person; a nutcase
MENTAL DISORDER, noun. Any of the various diseases affecting the mind onset by brain damage or genetics described in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems sections 290 through 319.
MENTAL DISORDERS, noun. Plural of mental disorder
MENTAL GYMNASTICS, noun. Difficult and complex logical thought processes.
MENTAL GYMNASTICS, noun. Inventive, complex arguments used to justify unjustifiable decisions, or situations.
MENTAL HEALTH, noun. One's emotional well-being, especially with reference to one's outlook on life, ability to cope with stress or the absence of a mental disorder.
MENTAL HOSPITAL, noun. A hospital facility designed to treat persons with serious mental disorders, as opposed to disorders of the body.
MENTAL HOSPITALS, noun. Plural of mental hospital
MENTAL HYGIENE, noun. The concern and care for a 'clean', healthy (state of) mind (conscience and thought).
MENTAL ILLNESS, noun. (uncountable) The property of being mentally ill; mental disorders taken as a whole.
MENTAL ILLNESS, noun. (countable) A mental disorder.
MENTAL ILLNESSES, noun. Plural of mental illness
MENTAL INSTITUTION, noun. (derogatory slang) A psychiatric hospital, or the psychiatric ward of a hospital.
MENTAL INSTITUTIONS, noun. Plural of mental institution
MENTAL MASTURBATION, noun. (slang) Engaging in intellectually stimulating conversation with little or no practical purpose.
MENTAL MASTURBATION, noun. (slang) Thought processes that only serve to satisfy oneself.
MENTAL MIDGET, noun. (informal) A stupid person.
MENTAL MIDGETS, noun. Plural of mental midget
MENTAL OBJECT, noun. A word
MENTAL OBJECT, noun. An abstract
MENTAL OBJECT, noun. Something that cannot be perceived by the senses.
MENTAL OBJECT, noun. Something that is neither verifiable nor unverifiable.
MENTAL OBJECTS, noun. Plural of mental object
MENTAL RETARDATION, noun. A intellectual disability and developmental disability in which the person has an intelligence quotient below 70 plus difficulty in multiple areas of daily life. Evidence of this disability must have appeared before the person reached adulthood.

Dictionary definition

MENTAL, adjective. Involving the mind or an intellectual process; "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects".
MENTAL, adjective. Of or relating to the mind; "mental powers"; "mental development"; "mental hygiene".
MENTAL, adjective. Of or relating to the chin- or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks.
MENTAL, adjective. Of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw.
MENTAL, adjective. Affected by a disorder of the mind; "a mental patient"; "mental illness".

Wise words

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Kahlil Gibran