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Noun: mental state
  1. (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic
    "Stress isn't the only emotional or mental state that can benefit from regular meditation";
    - psychological state, psychological condition, mental condition

Derived forms: mental states

Type of: condition, status

Encyclopedia: Mental state