[men-tl-ee] /ˈmɛn tl i/
in or with the mind or intellect; intellectually.
with regard to the mind.
1660s, from mental + -ly (2).
adjective 1. having a mental illness. noun, (used with a plural verb) 2. mentally ill persons collectively (usually preceded by the).
- Mental nerve
mental nerve n. A branch of the inferior alveolar nerve arising in the mandibular canal and passing through the mental foramen to the chin and the lower lip.
- Mental point
mental point n. See pogonion.
noun 1. an unexpressed doubt or qualification about a situation, person, etc. noun 1. a tacit withholding of full assent or an unexpressed qualification made when one is taking an oath, making a statement, etc