Definition of Mental energy
1. Noun. An actuating force or factor.
Generic synonyms: Motivation, Motive, Need
Specialized synonyms: Incitation, Incitement, Provocation, Libidinal Energy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Energy
Literary usage of Mental energy
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Essentials of æsthetics in Music, Poetry, Painting, Sculpture and by George Lansing Raymond (1921)
"... and Nearness—Same Principle in Architecture—Resume— Massiveness or Touch Representing mental energy in Drawing—Painting—Sculpture—Architecture—Outlines ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"We have talked as if sleep charged the mind with mental energy as a current might charge a storage-battery with electricity and that then the mind had this ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"We have talked as if sleep charged the mind with mental energy as a current might charge a storage-battery with electricity ..."
4. The Modern Régime by Hippolyte Taine (1894)
"Mistaken use and excessive expenditure of mental energy.—The entire body of youth condemned to it after 1889. V. Public instruction since 1870. ..."
5. Educational Psychology: Briefer Course by Edward Lee Thorndike (1914)
"By the ordinary energy-theories it would involve large expenditures of mental energy. If one could count up all the cases where individuals have stopped ..."
6. Ante-Nicene Christian Library: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers by James Donaldson, Alexander Roberts, Allan Menzies, Novatianus (1868)
"Waste of mental energy in the Systems of the Astrologers. Who will not feel astonishment at the exertion of so much deep thought with so much toil ? ..."
7. Developing Mental Power by George Malcolm Stratton (1922)
"EMOTION AND mental energy BUT were we now to look to the energy of the mind, we should find something of wider bearing, evident not only in our thinking, ..."