Definition of Mental faculty

1. Noun. One of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Faculty

mental breakdown
mental canal
mental capacity
mental case
mental competency
mental confusion
mental defectiveness
mental deficiency
mental disease
mental disorder
mental disorders
mental disorders diagnosed in childhood
mental disturbance
mental energy
mental exhaustion
mental faculty (current term)
mental fatigue
mental foramen
mental gymnastics
mental healing
mental health
mental health services
mental home
mental hospital
mental hospitals
mental hygiene
mental illness
mental illnesses
mental image

Literary usage of Mental faculty

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1. Brain and Personality: Or, the Physical Relations of the Brain to the Mind by William Hanna Thomson (1906)
"... WEIGHT AND mental faculty WHAT we have arrived at so far is that the gray matter is the physical basis of the mind. No one now disputes this. ..."

2. Psychology, Descriptive and Explanatory: A Treatise of the Phenomena, Laws by George Trumbull Ladd (1894)
"Neither can retention, ' considered as a state or activity of " the unconscious," be regarded as mental faculty ; and the same thing is true of the merely ..."

3. Psychology, Descriptive and Explanatory: A Treatise of the Phenomena, Laws by George Trumbull Ladd (1904)
"Neither can retention, ' considered as a state or activity of "the unconscious," be regarded as mental faculty ; and the same thing is true of the merely ..."

4. Patentable Invention by Edward Sabine Renwick (1893)
"Determination of Invention by Assumption of the-' Action of a Peculiar Mental Faculty a mere Opinion. To the scientific mechanic the procedure of ..."

5. In the School-room: Or, Chapters in the Philosophy of Education by John Seely Hart (1872)
"ATTENTION AS A mental faculty, AND AS A MEANS OF MENTAL CULTURE.* illustrations which first led to a satisfactory elu- cidation of the subject, ..."

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