mind-set

[ mahynd-set ]
/ ˈmaɪndˌsɛt /

noun

an attitude, disposition, or mood.
an intention or inclination.

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Origin of mind-set

First recorded in 1925–30
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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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Medical definitions for mindset

mindset

n.

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