Definition of Mentation

1. Noun. The process of using your mind to consider something carefully. "She paused for thought"




Definition of Mentation

1. Noun. Mental activity. The process of thinking. ¹

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Definition of Mentation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Mentation

1. Mental activity, not predominantly perceptual, by which one apprehends some aspect of an object or situation based on past learning and experience. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mentation

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mentally disabled persons
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mentation (current term)
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Literary usage of Mentation

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1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1895)
"BY mentation I mean the totality of the conscious and subconscious adaptive ... Bio-psychology is that department of the science of mentation which studies ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... Essen, Hildesheim, and Helmershausen. mentation on the other hand is of rarer occurrence ; it is found in a crude fashion on the Hereford reliquary. ..."

3. Physical Expression, Its Modes and Principles by Francis Warner (1886)
"What are to be taken as the criteria of mind or the faculty mentation ? We leave this question to be partially answered in the course of this chapter ..."

4. Problems of Philosophy: Or, Principles of Epistemology and Metaphysics by James Hervey Hyslop (1905)
"mentation. I shall employ the term " mentation " to denote those mental states which are not sensations, but which may be objects of apprehension or ..."

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