mentality

[men-tal-i-tee]
noun, plural mentalities.
1.
mental capacity or endowment: a person of average mentality.
2.
the set of one's mind; view; outlook: a liberal mentality.

Origin:
1685–95; mental1 + -ity

supermentality, noun
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mentality (mɛnˈtælɪtɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  the state or quality of mental or intellectual ability
2.  a way of thinking; mental inclination or character: his weird mentality

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mentality
formed in English 1690s from mental + -ity.
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mentality men·tal·i·ty (měn-tāl'ĭ-tē)
n.
The sum of a person's intellectual capabilities or endowment.

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Example sentences
Coaching is about getting the throwers into a pitching mentality.
As the bull mentality sets in, investors become overconfident and valuations
  are driven up to stratospheric levels.
It's only when the insects are forced to crowd together that they take on a
  swarm mentality.
The consumer mentality of students results in their desiring less rigorous
  instruction because they are paying more for it.
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