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mentality

[men-tal-i-tee] /mɛnˈtæl ɪ ti/
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 of mentality
1685-1695
1685-95; mental1 + -ity
Related forms
supermentality, noun
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mentality

/mɛnˈtælɪtɪ/
noun (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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Word Origin and History for mentality
n.

1690s, from mental (adj.) + -ity.

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mentality in Medicine

mentality men·tal·i·ty (měn-tāl'ĭ-tē)
n.
The sum of a person's intellectual capabilities or endowment.

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