mental status definition, mental status meaning | English dictionary

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      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)
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and a woman of lesser status, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. Still common at the beginning of the 20th C., the practice is now rare. Syn. Morganatic marriage, marriage of the left hand
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
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