state of mind

noun phrase

: a person's emotional state : mood
He's in a bad/good state of mind.

Examples of state of mind in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The two previously stepped out at the NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles March 17, and Good spoke to PEOPLE about her state of mind. Eric Andersson, Peoplemag, 3 Apr. 2024 Retail Tech & Research Data On the research front, a few retailer surveys and a few consumer surveys give some insights into both groups’ state of mind. Nikki Baird, Forbes, 19 Feb. 2024 After politely declining to answer several questions around the circumstances of the firing and then responding to one about Ohtani’s state of mind, Roberts was asked who would be taking over as the star player’s interpreter. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 27 Mar. 2024 Dominique’s dubious testimony on the events at Riverwalk should have called her credibility into question; instead, the coroner was soliciting her amateur—and hardly disinterested—opinion about Zac’s state of mind. Patrick Radden Keefe, The New Yorker, 5 Feb. 2024 If getting started feels like a hurdle, Kelly McGonigal, a health psychologist and lecturer at Stanford University, recommends beginning with a mini workout designed to boost your state of mind. Danielle Friedman, New York Times, 24 Jan. 2024 Leica is trying to channel a New York state of mind. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 14 Mar. 2024 What’s Trevor’s state of mind when we’re reintroduced to him? Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Mar. 2024 Because that provokes a very interesting state of mind. Luke Leitch, Vogue, 11 Mar. 2024

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“State of mind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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