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01. Patricia Neal once observed that a strong positive [mental] attitude will create more miracles than any wonder drug.
02. Family life has a significant influence on the [mental] development of children.
03. Our handicapped 18-year-old son has a [mental] age of about 3.
04. It is important to [mentally] organize information in your head when studying.
05. The escaped prisoner is apparently [mentally] disturbed, and is considered extremely dangerous.
06. According to Mahatma Gandhi, freedom and slavery are [mental] states.
07. Tennis star Arthur Ashe once said that for an athlete, the ideal attitude is to be physically loose, and [mentally] tight.
08. Studies show that women report higher rates of [mental] illness than men.
09. Rita Mae Brown once joked, "The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four people is suffering from some form of [mental] illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you."
10. Greek philosopher Aristotle believed that the heart was the center of the [mental] process.
11. Her brother is severely [mentally]-handicapped, and must be taken care of 24 hours a day.
12. Her [mental] health has suffered from prolonged drug use.
13. Russian chessmaster Gary Kasparov once remarked that chess is [mental] torture.
14. Prison reform cannot occur until society changes its punishment [mentality] towards crime and criminals.
15. As a young man, Siddhartha Gautama, who later became the Buddha, vowed to gain complete control over his body and mind by ridding himself of all passions, both physical and [mental].

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  • mental — mental …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • mental — mental, ale, aux [ mɑ̃tal, o ] adj. • mentel 1371; bas lat. mentalis, de mens, mentis « esprit » 1 ♦ Qui se fait dans l esprit seulement, sans expression orale ou écrite. Opérations mentales. Calcul mental. Lecture mentale. Restriction mentale. 2 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mental — mental, intellectual, psychic, intelligent, cerebral can mean of, relating to, or characteristic of that sum total of powers or functions called variously mind, intellect, soul, psyche, or brain (compare MIND 2). In general mental applies… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • mental — (Del b. lat. mentālis). adj. Perteneciente o relativo a la mente. ☛ V. cacao mental, deficiencia mental, diarrea mental, edad mental, empanada mental, enajenación mental, enano mental, oración mental, reserva mental, restricción mental, trastorno …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • mental — adjetivo 1. De la mente: cálculo mental, actividad mental. empanada* mental. enajenación* mental. enfermedad mental. perturbación mental. reserva* mental. retrasado* mental. trastorno mental …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • mental — mental1 [ment′ l] adj. [ME < MFr < LL mentalis < L mens (gen. mentis), MIND] 1. of or for the mind or intellect [mental powers, mental aids] 2. done by, or carried on in, the mind (i.e., without using written symbols) [mental arithmetic] …   English World dictionary

  • Mental — Men tal, a. [F., fr. L. mentalis, fr. mens, mentis, the mind; akin to E. mind. See {Mind}.] Of or pertaining to the mind; intellectual; as, mental faculties; mental operations, conditions, or exercise. [1913 Webster] What a mental power This eye… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mental — Adj geistig erw. fremd. Erkennbar fremd (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. mental, dieses aus ml. mentalis, zu l. mēns ( ntis) Sinn, Denkart, Verstand, Geist . Abstraktum: Mentalität.    Ebenso nndl. mentaal, ne. mental, nfrz. mental, nschw.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • mental — mental, ale 1. (man tal, ta l ) adj. 1°   Qui se fait dans l esprit. •   Il suppose que l esprit fait des propositions mentales dans lesquelles il joint ou sépare les idées sans l intervention des mots, CONDILLAC Conn. hum. IV, 2.    L oraison… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • mental — MENTÁL, Ă, adj. v. mintal. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  mentál adj. m., pl. mentáli; f. sg. mentálă, pl. mentále …   Dicționar Român

  • Mental — Mental, a word referring to aspects of, or things related to, the mind; or in anatomy, the skull, e.g. the mental foramen, can also mean: a slang, pejorative term used to describe people who act like lunatics, which is itself an outdated term for …   Wikipedia