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For him these years were a period of mental growth, of transition, of development.

And the minute you get mental discords no stand against fear is possible.

What a strange, weird mystery there is about mental associations!

They absorbed her atmosphere and after each followed a period of mental asphyxy.

To these questions a mental echo answered with a melancholy negative.

She was speaking again with that mental clarity which was distinctive in her.

For once, the mental anaesthesia of endless figures had failed him.

I wish I could take her out of the city for a change of mental atmosphere.

"One hundred and three," mused the Trainer, making a mental calculation.

Marian was prepared to be the mental, the spiritual, and the physical mate of a man.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "pertaining to the mind," from Middle French mental, from Late Latin mentalis "of the mind," from Latin mens (genitive mentis) "mind," from PIE root *men- "to think" (cf. Sanskrit matih "thought, mind," Gothic gamunds, Old English gemynd "memory, remembrance;" see mind (n.)). Meaning "crazy, deranged" is from 1927, probably from combinations such as mental hospital.

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