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mind-set

[mahynd-set]
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noun
  1. an attitude, disposition, or mood.
  2. an intention or inclination.
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Origin of mind-set

First recorded in 1925–30
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mind-set

noun
  1. 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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Word Origin and History for mindset

n.

also mind-set, "habits of mind formed by previous experience," 1920, in educators' jargon, from mind (n.) + set (v.).

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mindset in Medicine

mindset

n.
  1. A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to and interpretations of situations.
  2. An inclination or a habit.
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