mental faculties

plural noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mental faculties

:ability to think clearly
  • It was sad to see that his mental faculties had begun to fail.

Word by Word Definitions

mental play
  1. : of or relating to the mind

  2. : of or relating to intellectual as contrasted with emotional activity

  3. : of, relating to, or being intellectual as contrasted with overt physical activity

  1. : of or relating to the chin : genial

faculty play faculties
  1. : ability, power: such as

  2. : innate or acquired ability to act or do

  3. : an inherent capability, power, or function


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