mentation

mentation

[men-tey-shuhn]
noun
mental activity.

Origin:
1840–50; < Latin ment- (stem of mēns) mind + -ation

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mentation (mɛnˈteɪʃən)
 
n
the process or result of mental activity

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mentation
1850, from L. ment- "mind" (see mental) + -ation.
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