1 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" [ant: physical]
2 of or relating to the mind; "mental powers"; "mental development"; "mental hygiene"
3 of or relating to the chin- or lip-like structure in insects and certain mollusks
4 of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw [syn: genial]
5 affected by a disorder of the mind; "a mental patient"; "mental illness"
- Rhymes: -ɛntəl
relating to the mind
relating to the chin
relating to the chin-like structure
relating to a crazy person
- Italian: trans-top|relating to amatto]], pazzo
Nounmental (singular only)
- Elle a un mental d'acier.
jobins mental research
Mental can refer to:
- Mind, the collective aspects of intellect and consciousness
- The Mental nerve, part of the peripheral nervous system in the face
- The Mental scale, a snake scale pertaining to the chin or lower jaw that is addressed by the mental nerve
- Mental (band), a hardcore punk band
- "Mental" is used as an adjective slang term, meaning "extremely stupid" or "insanity"
mental in French: Mental
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