1. [ adjective ] 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"

Related terms: physical psychological psychic intellectual intellectual psychogenic moral
2. [ adjective ] of or relating to the mind

"mental powers" "mental development" "mental hygiene"

Related terms: mind
3. [ adjective ] (biology) of or relating to the chin- or lip-like structure in insects and certain mollusks
Related terms: biology mentum
4. [ adjective ] of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw
Synonyms: genial
Related terms: chin mentum
5. [ adjective ] affected by a disorder of the mind

"a mental patient" "mental illness"

Related terms: unhealthy
Similar spelling:   mentally