mental institution

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mental institution

: a hospital for people with mental or emotional problems
  • She committed herself to a mental institution.

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

institution play
  1. : an act of instituting : establishment

  2. : a significant practice, relationship, or organization in a society or culture

  3. : an established organization or corporation (such as a bank or university) especially of a public character


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