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with a healthy mental and emotional state
a well-balanced person is sensible and is mentally strong and healthy
an unstable person becomes angry or upset often and very suddenly
affected by mental or emotional problems, usually because of bad experiences in the past
unable to deal with ordinary social situations or relationships
informal someone who is mixed up has a lot of emotional problems
informal affected in an emotional way by something that happened to you in the past
informal someone who is messed up has emotional or mental problems because unpleasant things have happened to them
offensive an extremely offensive expression that means so confused, unhappy, or mentally ill that it is hard to live a normal life
a marketing strategy which deceives people by trying to suggest that a business is motivated by principles of sharing rather than conventional profits
a boat with wing-shaped pieces fixed to the bottom that lift the boat onto the surface of the...
open/agreeable/able to be communicated with via text
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Free thesaurus definition of words used to describe someone s psychological state from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.