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[ men-tey-shuh n ]
/ mɛnˈteɪ ʃən /
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noun

mental activity.

Origin of mentation

1840–50; < Latin ment- (stem of mēns) mind + -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for mentation

mentation

/ (mɛnˈteɪʃən) /

noun

the process or result of mental activity
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Word Origin and History for mentation

mentation


n.

"mental function," 1850, from Latin ment- "mind" (see mental) + -ation.

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