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It is clear that mental activity does not stop when we're asleep.
I had a complete mental picture of the building I wanted to create.
I showed him the letter and he just went mental.
I made a mental note to ask Liz about the meeting later.
He was in good health both physically and mentally.
This is the British English definition of mental. View American English definition of mental.
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