have half a mind
Definition of have half a mind
—used to express the feeling especially when angry and annoyed that one would like to do something while at the same time not really planning to do it used with to + verb I have half a mind to tell her what I really think of her.
Word by Word Definitions
: either of two equal parts that compose something
: a part approximately equal to one of these
: one of a pair: such as
: being one of two equal parts
: that is approximately equal to either of two equal parts that compose something : amounting to approximately half
: falling short of the full or complete thing : partial
: in an equal part or degree
: not completely : partially
: by any means : at all
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