Mentality



[men-tal-i-tee] /mɛnˈtæl ɪ ti/

noun, plural mentalities.
1.
capacity or endowment:
a person of average mentality.
2.
the set of one’s mind; view; outlook:
a liberal 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
n.

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

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

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