Origin of mentation
< Latin ment-
(stem of mēns
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Historical Examples of mentation
In this field of mentation the activities of memory have their seat.
A moment's reflection will give you instances of Mentation among the plants.
All of you admit that there is "Life" there—but about Mentation, well, let us see!
We shall adopt the word "Appetency" to designate the Mentation in plant-life.
The Power is raised to a higher Plane of Mentation, but is fully operative.
British Dictionary definitions for mentation
the process or result of mental activity
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Word Origin and History for mentation
"mental function," 1850, from Latin ment- "mind" (see mental) + -ation.
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