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mortal mind

noun, Christian Science.
1.
the illusion that mind and life arise from matter and are subject to death.
Compare mind (def 19).
Origin of mortal mind
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75
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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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