Definition of Frame of mind

1. Noun. A temporary psychological state.

Definition of Frame of mind

1. Noun. state of mind. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frame Of Mind

frame ball
frame buffer
frame buffers
frame counter
frame counters
frame dragging
frame house
frame in
frame of mind (current term)
frame of reference
frame rate
frame saw
frame up
frame work knitter
framed decision

Literary usage of Frame of mind

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1879)
"A t_ AT_ ^ ^ i_ j T» ij such thing as a frame of mind distinct from the frame of body. ... A man's frame of mind may undergo very considerable alterations, ..."

2. Southern Literary Messenger (1849)
"When men in such a frame of mind meet on hostile thoughts intent, they do not indulge in much conversation. It is not surprising therefore to find that They ..."

3. The History of the Popes: From the Close of the Middle Ages. Drawn from the by Ludwig Pastor (1908)
"... Ever since May he had been in a frame of mind hostile to the Papacy, giving evidence of designs on Naples, and of intervention about the Duke of Urbino. ..."

4. The Universal Etymological English Dictionary:: Containing an Additional Nathan Bailey by Nathan Bailey (1737)
"... an even and calm Frame of Mind and Tern «ier under Fortune, either good or bad, £ as neither to be puffed up nor overjoyed in ..."

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