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Pronunciation:  men'talitee

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  1. [n]  mental ability; "he's got plenty of brains but no common sense"
  2. [n]  a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
 Synonyms: brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, mindset, mind-set, outlook, wit
 See Also: attitude, intelligence, mental attitude



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Men*tal"i*ty\, n.
Quality or state of mind. ``The same hard mentality.''

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