[men-tl-ist] /ˈmɛn tl ɪst/
a person who believes in or advocates mentalism.
a person who believes that the mind and its functions are a legitimate area of psychological research.
a mind reader, psychic, or fortuneteller.
1782, from mental + -ist. Originally in reference to artistic taste; philosophical sense (from mentalism) is from 1900. Related: mentalistic.
[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, […]
- Mental job
noun phrase A neurotic or psychotic person; nut (1950s+)
- Mental lexicon
noun 1. the store of words in a person’s mind
[men-tl-ee] /ˈmɛn tl i/ adverb 1. in or with the mind or intellect; intellectually. 2. with regard to the mind. adv. 1660s, from mental + -ly (2).