Meaning of mental

men•tal

Pronunciation: (men'tl), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the mind: mental powers; mental suffering.
  2. of, pertaining to, or affected by a disorder of the mind: a mental patient; mental illness.
  3. providing care for persons with disordered minds, emotions, etc.: a mental hospital.
  4. performed by or existing in the mind: mental arithmetic; a mental note.
  5. pertaining to intellectuals or intellectual activity.
  6. slightly daft; out of one's mind; crazy: He's mental.
—n.
  1. a person with a psychological disorder: a fascist group made up largely of mentals.

men•tal

Pronunciation: (men'tl), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the chin.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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