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mental impairment


      n     (Law)   (in England, according to the Mental Health Act 1983) a state of arrested or incomplete development of mind, which includes significant impairment of intelligence and social functioning and is associated with abnormally aggressive or seriously irresponsible conduct  
  mentally impaired      adj  
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mental          [1]  
1    of or involving the mind or an intellectual process  
2    occurring only in the mind  
mental calculations     
3    affected by mental illness  
a mental patient     
4    concerned with care for persons with mental illness  
a mental hospital     
5    Slang   insane  
     (C15: from Late Latin mentalis, from Latin mens mind)  
  mentally      adv  

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1    cerebral, intellectual  
2    as daft as a brush     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   deranged, disturbed, insane, lunatic, mad, mentally ill, not right in the head, psychiatric, psychotic, round the bend     (Brit. slang)   unbalanced, unstable  

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mental deficiency, mental handicap
A tenacious confidence;mental toughness,self-belief,deep respect
temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctly
[informal] Ex:' What was the name of that actor? Damn! I'm having a brain fart!'
[med.] of or relating to the medical consideration of the whole person in the treatment of a disease, not only physically but also taking into account mental and social factors rather than just the symptoms
Ex: That clinic offers a holistic medecine approach to treat both the body and the mind sometimes even using practises from eastern traditions such as meditation or acupuncture.
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