[ men-tl-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm /
the doctrine that objects of knowledge have no existence except in the mind of the perceiver.
the doctrine that human conduct reflects the operation of a nonmaterial principle.
any psychological theory that accepts as a proper subject of study the mental basis for human behavior.
- mental scotoma,
- mental spine,
- mental symphysis,
- mental telepathy,
- mentally ill,
Origin of mentalism
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/ (ˈmɛntəˌlɪzəm) /
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