US: /ˈmɛntəɫ/
UK: /mˈɛntə‍l/

English Vietnamese dictionary

mental /'mentl/
  • tính từ
    • (y học) (thuộc) cằm
    • tính từ
      • (thuộc) tâm thần, (thuộc) tinh thần
        • a mental patient: người mắc bệnh tâm thần
      • (thuộc) trí tuệ, (thuộc) trí óc
        • the mental powers: năng lực trí tuệ
    • danh từ
      • người mắc bệnh tâm thần, người điên

    Advanced English dictionary

    + adjective
    1 [usually before noun] connected with or happening in the mind; involving the process of thinking: the mental process of remembering + Do you have a mental picture of what it will look like? + I must make a mental note to talk to her about it. + He has a complete mental block (= difficulty in understanding or remembering) when it comes to physics. + The experience caused her huge amounts of mental suffering.
    2 [usually before noun] connected with the state of health of the mind or with the treatment of illnesses of the mind: mental health + a mental disorder / illness / hospital + She was suffering from physical and mental exhaustion. + The analysis of dreams can reveal details of a person's mental state.
    Compare: PSYCHIATRIC
    3 [not usually before noun] (BrE, slang) crazy: Watch him. He's mental. + My dad will go mental (= be very angry) when he finds out.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    1 intellectual, cognitive, cerebral, perceptual, rational, conceptual, theoretical, noetic, abstract:
    The boy staggered us with his ability to perform rapid mental arithmetical calculations
    2 lunatic, mad, crazy, psychotic, demented, mentally ill, unstable, unbalanced, deranged, disturbed, daft, certifiable, Slang off one's rocker, nutty, batty, balmy or barmy, loony, screwy, bonkers, crackers, nuts, bananas, loco:
    My great-aunt has gone a bit mental in her old age.

    Concise English dictionary

    +involving the mind or an intellectual process
    +of or relating to the mind
    +of or relating to the chin- or liplike structure in insects and certain mollusks
    +of or relating to the chin or median part of the lower jaw
    +affected by a disorder of the mind