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1       adj   Mental means relating to the process of thinking.  
ADJ n  
...the mental development of children., ...intensive mental effort.     
  mentally      adv   ADV adj/adv, ADV with v, ADV with cl  
I think you are mentally tired..., Physically I might not have been overseas but mentally and spiritually I was with them.     
2       adj   Mental means relating to the state or the health of a person's mind.  
ADJ n  
The mental state that had created her psychosis was no longer present., ...mental health problems.     
  mentally      adv   usu ADV with cl/group, also ADV after v  
...an inmate who is mentally disturbed., ...the needs of the mentally ill and the mentally handicapped.     
3       adj   A mental act is one that involves only thinking and not physical action.  
ADJ n  
Practise mental arithmetic when you go out shopping...     
  mentally      adv   ADV with v  
This technique will help people mentally organize information.     
4       adj   If you say that someone is mental, you mean that you think they are mad.  
INFORMAL, disapproval  
(=crazy, mad)  

I just said to him `you must be mental'.     
5    If you make a mental noteof something, you make an effort to store it in your memory so that you will not forget it.  
make a mental note of something      phrase   V inflects, PHR of n, PHR to-inf  
She made a mental note to have his prescription refilled.     

mental age        ( mental ages    plural  ) A person's mental age is the age which they are considered to have reached in their ability to think or reason.      n-count   usu sing  
mental hospital        ( mental hospitals    plural  ) A mental hospital is a hospital for people who are suffering from mental illness.      n-count  
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mental defect n.
mental deficiency, mental handicap

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A tenacious confidence;mental toughness,self-belief,deep respect
temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctly
[informal] Ex:' What was the name of that actor? Damn! I'm having a brain fart!'
[med.] of or relating to the medical consideration of the whole person in the treatment of a disease, not only physically but also taking into account mental and social factors rather than just the symptoms
Ex: That clinic offers a holistic medecine approach to treat both the body and the mind sometimes even using practises from eastern traditions such as meditation or acupuncture.
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