cast of mind

noun phrase

: a mental tendency
She has a skeptical cast of mind.

Examples of cast of mind in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, a charismatic cleric distinguished as much by his mystical cast of mind as by his ferocious opposition to the shah, was more reactionary. Laura Secor, Foreign Affairs, 6 Dec. 2013 His various passions together indicate a particular cast of mind, which Kare owns completely. IEEE Spectrum, 31 Jan. 2011 Become a Subscriber To a certain cast of mind, the rainforests that straddle Earth’s equatorial zone constitute the apex of all creation. Ross Andersen, The Atlantic, 5 Dec. 2023 All of which, to those of a certain cast of mind, both confirms a symbolic view of American life, and then flips it on its head. Daniel D'addario, Variety, 5 Sep. 2023 My cast of mind has always more comfortably inhabited the world of words, history and literature than the baffling universe of numbers and abstractions that is at the heart of this book. Marianne Szegedy-Maszak, Washington Post, 11 June 2023

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“Cast of mind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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