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presence of mind

Definition of PRESENCE OF MIND

:  self-control so maintained in an emergency or in an embarrassing situation that one can say or do the right thing

First Known Use of PRESENCE OF MIND

1665

Rhymes with PRESENCE OF MIND

PRESENCE OF MIND Defined for Kids

presence of mind

noun

Definition of PRESENCE OF MIND for Kids

:  ability to think clearly and act quickly in an emergency

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