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mind-set

[mahynd-set] /ˈmaɪndˌsɛt/
noun
1.
an attitude, disposition, or mood.
2.
an intention or inclination.
Origin of mind-set
1925-1930
1925-30
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mind-set

noun
1.
the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation, esp when these are seen as being difficult to alter
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n.

also mind-set, "habits of mind formed by previous experience," 1920, in educators' jargon, from mind (n.) + set (v.).

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mindset in Medicine

mindset mind·set or mind-set (mīnd'sět')
n.

  1. A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to and interpretations of situations.

  2. An inclination or a habit.

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