People take on a sort of “prevent defense” mindset, not wanting to get beaten.
That moment, he told Steve Kornacki, “personified a mindset that I was part of and that an amazing number of people were part of.”
Such would definitely seem to be the mindset in this most elitist of New York–centered industries, and anyone can see the results.
“It will take decades to change the mindset of Afghan men,” she says.
You approach him from the outside, and you slowly get into his mindset as you watch him.
The question becomes, how do we know which mindset to cultivate?
Every four years the Republican mindset says Wisconsin will be a swing state.
With the mindset I was in, it just compounded the situation.
It is, I'd say, implicitly un-American, in the sense that it celebrates a mindset we have -- outwardly, at least -- shunned.
John, a former inmate who spoke with the commission, echoed this mindset.
mindset mind·set or mind-set (mīnd'sět')
A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to and interpretations of situations.
An inclination or a habit.