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Adjective: mental  men-t(u)l
  1. Involving the mind or an intellectual process
    "mental images of happy times"; "mental calculations"; "in a terrible mental state"; "mental suffering"; "free from mental defects"
     
  2. Of or relating to the mind
    "mental powers"; "mental development"; "mental hygiene"
     
  3. (biology) of or relating to the chin- or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks
     
  4. Of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw
    - genial
     
  5. Affected by a disorder of the mind
    "a mental patient"; "mental illness"

See also: intellectual, moral, noetic, psychic, psychical, psychogenic, psychological, rational, unhealthy

Antonym: physical

Encyclopedia: Mental