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mentality

noun men·tal·i·ty \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>
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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

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MENTALITY Defined for Kids

mentality

noun men·tal·i·ty \men-ˈta-lə-tē\

Definition of MENTALITY for Kids

1
:  mental ability
2
:  a particular way of thinking :  outlook
Medical Dictionary

mentality

noun men·tal·i·ty \men-ˈtal-ət-ē\
plural men·tal·i·ties

Medical Definition of MENTALITY

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

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