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mental  

[1]  
      adj  
1    of or involving the mind or an intellectual process  
2    occurring only in the mind  
mental calculations     
3    affected by mental illness  
a mental patient     
4    concerned with care for persons with mental illness  
a mental hospital     
5    Slang   insane  
     (C15: from Late Latin mentalis, from Latin mens mind)  
  mentally      adv  
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n.
mental deficiency, mental handicap
n.
(Medical) repetitive fits or crises : sign of vital distress
Status epilepticus, asthmiticus
n.
A tenacious confidence;mental toughness,self-belief,deep respect
n.
A scally is a working class youth who wears designer sports clothes as a status symbol
Colloquial Very similar to a chav (but chavs are more extreme in their appearance than scallies)

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