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Another word for mentality

  1. The thought processes characteristic of an individual or group

      1. The characteristic and distinguishing attitudes, habits, beliefs, etc. of an individual or of a group
      2. The disposition, character, or fundamental values peculiar to a specific person, people, culture, or movement:
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. Focus of thought; attention:
      3. Opinion or sentiment:
      1. An inclination or a habit.
      2. A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to and interpretations of situations.
      1. The thought processes and emotional tendencies characteristic of a person or group:
      2. (Psychiatry) The mind considered as a subjectively perceived, functional entity, based ultimately upon physical processes but with complex processes of its own: it governs the total organism and its interactions with the environment
      3. The mind, spirit, or soul, especially when viewed as the conscious and unconscious center of thought, emotion, and behavior.
      1. Subtle tactical action or argument used to manipulate or influence another:
      2. (Loosely) Techniques intended to manipulate another or others
      3. The science dealing with the mind and with mental and emotional processes
  2. The faculty of thinking, reasoning, and acquiring and applying knowledge

      1. Intellectual ability; intellect:
      2. Exceptional intellectual ability; intelligence:
      3. The portion of the vertebrate central nervous system that is enclosed within the cranium, continuous with the spinal cord, and composed of gray matter and white matter. It is the primary center for the regulation and control of bodily activities, receiving and interpreting sensory impulses, and transmitting information to the muscles and body organs. In humans, it is also the seat of consciousness, thought, memory, and emotion.
      1. Mental ability; intelligence.
      2. Mental ability; intellectual power
      3. Intelligent people considered as a group.
      1. The ability to learn and reason; the capacity for knowledge and understanding:
      2. A mind or intelligence, esp. a superior one
      3. The ability to reason or understand or to perceive relationships, differences, etc.; power of thought; mind
      1. (--- Psychol.) Measured success in using these abilities to perform certain tasks
      2. The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
      3. Generally, any degree of keenness of mind, cleverness, shrewdness, etc.
      1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
      2. Focus of thought; attention:
      3. Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection:
      1. Intellectual interpretation, as of the significance of an event or the conclusions reached by a group:
      2. Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
      3. A perception or feeling produced by a stimulus; sensation:
      1. A disposition to appreciate or share the feelings and thoughts of others; sympathy:
      2. (Countable) Reason or intelligence, ability to grasp the full meaning of knowledge, ability to infer.
      3. The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
      1. A person noted for this ability, especially in conversation:
      2. Alert, practical intelligence; good sense
      3. (Obs.) The mind
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Another word for mentality

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