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mortal mind

noun, Christian Science.
the illusion that mind and life arise from matter and are subject to death.
Compare mind (def 19).
Origin of mortal mind
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "That's mortal mind, I suppose," returned Eloise, smiling at the sound of the phrase.

    Jewel Clara Louise Burnham
  • mortal mind does not exist, she answers, therefore it had no origin.

  • But I thought there was no evil except in the false belief of mortal mind?

  • God cannot be the all unless he is immortal and mortal mind at the same time.

    What is Christian Science? M. M. Mangasarian
  • There was reflected from one to another the sardonic smile of "mortal mind."

  • For, if the mortal man is a mind at all, he assuredly is a mortal mind.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • And the mortal mind is the opposite of that mind which is the eternal God.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • Josè admitted that they were records of the mortal mind––and the mind that is mortal is no mind.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • It is, in brief, for Mrs. Eddy and her followers the creation of mortal mind.

  • mortal mind is apparently the source of all these illusions.

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