Definition of Mental lexicon

1. Noun. A language user's knowledge of words.

Exact synonyms: Lexicon, Vocabulary
Generic synonyms: Cognition, Knowledge, Noesis
Group relationships: Language, Speech
Derivative terms: Lexical

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Lexicon

mental health
mental health services
mental home
mental hospital
mental hospitals
mental hygiene
mental illness
mental illnesses
mental image
mental imagery
mental impairment
mental impression
mental institution
mental institutions
mental lexicon (current term)
mental measurement
mental nerve
mental note
mental object
mental objects
mental picture
mental point
mental process
mental processes
mental protuberance
mental quickness
mental region
mental rejection

Literary usage of Mental lexicon

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

1. A Bible for a Thoughtfull Skeptic by Thom Pain Jr., Thom Pain (2005)
"The structure of this part of the mental lexicon is determined by the structure of categories that people develop for dealing with their experiences. ..."

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