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men•tal



Pronunciation: (men'tl), [key]
adj.
1. of or pertaining to the mind: mental powers; mental suffering.
2. of, pertaining to, or affected by a disorder of the mind: a mental patient; mental illness.
3. providing care for persons with disordered minds, emotions, etc.: a mental hospital.
4. performed by or existing in the mind: mental arithmetic; a mental note.
5. pertaining to intellectuals or intellectual activity.
6. Informal.slightly daft; out of one's mind; crazy: He's mental.

n.
Informal.a person with a psychological disorder: a fascist group made up largely of mentals.

men•tal



Pronunciation: (men'tl), [key]
adj.
of or pertaining to the chin.

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