noun, plural men·tal·i·ties.
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OTHER WORDS FROM mentalitysu·per·men·tal·i·ty, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for mentality
It’s not hard to see how a mentality that revolves around seeing what already works and replicating it came to dominate our industry.
Duvernay-Tardif entered the job with what he described as a “medical student mentality,” focused on the treatment of patients.His team is going to the Super Bowl. He’s staying on the coronavirus front lines.|Adam Kilgore|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
That means pondering what you’d do if certain events happen with an if-this, then-that mentality.Stay calm under pressure with lessons learned in the world’s most stressful careers|Rob Verger|January 8, 2021|Popular Science
You wonder if one had gone in and we’d been in front if the mentality of the last few minutes wouldn’t have been different.How do you lose to a team by 44 and then beat the same team the next day? Ask Army.|John Feinstein|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
In the regular season, the NFL could maintain its next-man-up mentality and plow ahead.The Cleveland Browns were an NFL feel-good story. Then the coronavirus got jealous.|Jerry Brewer|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
“After the New York mentality, it is the ultimate contrast to see people making things by hand,” he said.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Within the black community itself, the slave mentality is still being battled.
For Republicans, the sitzkreig mentality will only grow after the midterms, even and especially if they take the Senate.
So does his comment about treason, which plugs into the mentality of those accusing the President of sedition and disloyalty.Paranoia Crept into American Political Life a Long Time Ago|Lewis Beale|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many found this to echo a Stepford Wife mentality of women: Women like stories and language, not impersonal, cold, manly numbers!
The high pitch represents mentality, the esthetic phases of beauty, and much brilliancy.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
And as bronze reflects the light, her mentality seemed to reflect all the cold lights in her nature.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Supposed religious vocations, especially when of sudden development, are sometimes no more than an index of disturbed mentality.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Hesitatingly she came forward, and Houston's dulled mentality at last took cognizance that a hand was extended slightly.The White Desert|Courtney Ryley Cooper
But mentality and spirit cannot be bought—only labour and dexterity.The New Society|Walther Rathenau