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Noun: mentality  men'ta-li-tee
  1. A habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
    - outlook, mindset, mind-set
  2. Mental ability
    - brain, brainpower, learning ability, mental capacity, wit, smarts [N. Amer, Austral]

Derived forms: mentalities

Type of: attitude, intelligence, mental attitude

Encyclopedia: Mentality