presence of mind

Definition of presence of mind

  1. :  self-control so maintained in an emergency or in an embarrassing situation that one can say or do the right thing

Circa 1624

First Known Use of presence of mind

circa 1624


PRESENCE OF MIND Defined for Kids

presence of mind

noun

Definition of presence of mind for Students

  1. :  ability to think clearly and act quickly in an emergency

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