Definition of Mental quickness

1. Noun. Intelligence as revealed by an ability to give correct responses without delay.

Exact synonyms: Quick-wittedness, Quickness
Generic synonyms: Intelligence
Derivative terms: Quick-witted, Quick

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Quickness

mental impression
mental institution
mental institutions
mental lexicon
mental measurement
mental nerve
mental note
mental object
mental objects
mental picture
mental point
mental process
mental processes
mental protuberance
mental quickness (current term)
mental region
mental rejection
mental representation
mental reservation
mental retardation
mental scotoma
mental soundness
mental spine
mental state
mental states
mental status schedule
mental strain
mental symphysis
mental synthesis

Literary usage of Mental quickness

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

1. Fundamentals of Child Study: A Discussion of Instincts and Other Factors in by Edwin Asbury Kirkpatrick (1903)
"Hence, it is not improbable that the difference in mental quickness of children and adults is entirely the result of incidental practice in activities that ..."

2. Fundamentals of Child Study: A Discussion of Instincts and Other Factors in by Edwin Asbury Kirkpatrick (1917)
"DEVELOPMENT IN RATE OF MENTAL ACTIVITY The difference in the mental quickness or reaction time of children and adults is very marked, but it may be doubted ..."

3. Thinking, Feeling, Doing by Edward Wheeler Scripture (1895)
"The shortest time of all, however, is that of Dr. Hammond, whose mental quickness has probably been developed in some other way. 5. ..."

4. Studies from the Yale Psychological Laboratory by Yale University Psychological Laboratory, Edward Wheeler Scripture (1902)
"The shortest time of all, however, is that of Dr. Hammond, whose mental quickness has probably been developed in some other way. 5. ..."

5. The New Psychology by Edward Wheeler Scripture (1897)
"The general conclusion seems to be that fencing does not develop mental quickness more than scientific pursuits, but it does develop to a high degree the ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Henry Newbolt, Charles Hanbury-Williams (1907)
"It is born in some, and in those in whom it is born it develops more or less in proportion as their power of mental quickness and observation develops, ..."

7. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1815)
"He is intellectually quick who conceives readily ; he is intellectually active, whose mind is always busy. mental quickness is the reverse of stupidity ..."

8. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"Colburn speaks of her simply as displaying, in 1812, at the age of 8 or thereabouts, "a certain degree of mental quickness [in calculation] uncommon in her ..."

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