[ mahynd-set ]
/ ˈmaɪndˌsɛt /


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

Origin of mind-set

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for mindset



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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Medicine definitions for mindset



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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