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mindset

or mind-set

[ mahynd-set ]
/ ˈmaɪndˌsɛt /
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noun
a fixed attitude, disposition, or mood: His conservative mindset sometimes causes him to miss out on important opportunities.Her judgmental mindset has cost her a number of friendships.
an intention or inclination: I'm not sure what her mindset will be when you ask her about her plans.

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Origin of mindset

First recorded in 1905–10; mind + set
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British Dictionary definitions for mindset

mind-set

noun
the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation, esp when these are seen as being difficult to alter
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