mentality

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

men·tal·i·ty

noun \men-ˈta-lə-tē\

: a particular way of thinking

plural men·tal·i·ties

Full Definition of MENTALITY

1
:  mental power or capacity :  intelligence
2
:  mode or way of thought :  outlook <the imperialist mentality of the nineteenth century — John Davies>

Examples of MENTALITY

  1. <most teenagers do not have the mentality to foresee the consequences of such risky behavior>

First Known Use of MENTALITY

1691

Other Psychology Terms

fetish, hypochondria, intelligence, mania, narcissism, neurosis, pathological, psychosis, schadenfreude, subliminal

men·tal·i·ty

noun \men-ˈtal-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural men·tal·i·ties

Medical Definition of MENTALITY

1
: mental power or capacity
2
: mode or way of thought

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