mental institution

Definition of mental institution

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of or relating to the mind

    :  of or relating to the total emotional and intellectual response of an individual to external reality

    :  of or relating to intellectual as contrasted with emotional activity

  1. :  of or relating to the chin :  genial

  1. :  an act of instituting :  establishment

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

    :  something or someone firmly associated with a place or thing

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