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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mental  \Men"tal\,  a.  [L.  mentum  the  chin.]  (Anat.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  chin;  genian;  as  the  mental  nerve; 
  the  mental  region. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mental  \Men"tal\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  plate  or  scale  covering  the  mentum  or  chin  of  a  fish  or 
  reptile. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mental  \Men"tal\,  a.  [F.,  fr  L.  mentalis,  fr  mens,  mentis,  the 
  mind;  akin  to  E.  mind.  See  {Mind}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  mind;  intellectual;  as  mental 
  faculties;  mental  operations,  conditions,  or  exercise. 
 
  What  a  mental  power  This  eye  shoots  forth!  --Shak. 
 
  {Mental  alienation},  insanity. 
 
  {Mental  arithmetic},  the  art  or  practice  of  solving 
  arithmetical  problems  by  mental  processes,  unassisted  by 
  written  figures. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mental 
  adj  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"  [ant:  {physical}] 
  2:  of  or  relating  to  the  mind;  "mental  powers";  "mental 
  development";  "mental  hygiene" 
  3:  (biology)  of  or  relating  to  the  chin-  or  lip-like  structure 
  in  insects  and  certain  mollusks 
  4:  of  or  relating  to  the  chin  or  median  part  of  the  lower  jaw 
  [syn:  {genial}] 
  5:  affected  by  a  disorder  of  the  mind;  "a  mental  patient"; 
  "mental  illness" 




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