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mental

mental(
mehn
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tuhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (related to the mind)
a. mental
Mental disorders are a lot more common than people think. Anxiety, and depression are the most common disorders.Las enfermedades mentales son más comunes de lo que la gente piensa. La ansiedad y la depresión son las más comunes.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(crazy) (United Kingdom)
a. chiflado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
What do you mean you were still driving your car when you know the brakes aren't working? Are you mental?¿Cómo que anduviste en auto sabiendo que los frenos no funcionan? ¿Estás chiflado?
b. rayado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(Southern Cone)
People think I'm mental because I like dancing in the rain.La gente piensa que estoy rayado porque me gusta bailar bajo la lluvia.
c. pirado
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Don't waste your energy with Sandra. She is mental.No gastes tus fuerzas con Sandra. Está pirada.
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mental
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (state, age)
a. mental
to make a mental note of something/to do somethingtratar de acordarse de algo/de hacer algo
to have a mental block about somethingtener un bloqueo mental con algo
mental arithmeticcálculo mental
to have a mental breakdownsufrir un ataque de enajenación mental
mental healthsalud mental
mental hospitalhospital psiquiátrico
mental illnessenfermedad mental
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. pirado(a) (mad)
b. rayado(a) (Southern Cone)
to be mentalestar pirado(a) or
to go mentalsubirse por las paredes
mental [ˈmentl]
adjective
1 (not physical) [+development, health, effort] mental
he made a quick mental calculation
the stigma attached to mental illness el estigma vinculado con las enfermedades mentales
she suffers from a little-known mental illness
I formed a mental picture of what he looked like me formé una imagen mental de cómo era; to make a mental note of sth tomar nota mentalmente de algo
she made a mental note to buy some more coffee the mental scars may take a long time to heal
2 (Britain) (crazy) chiflado (informal)
he must be mental debe estar chiflado (informal)
to [go] mental
modifier
mental age (n) edad (f) mental
he has a mental age of 6
mental arithmetic (n) cálculos (m) mentales
mental block (n) bloqueo (m) mental
mental cruelty (n) crueldad (f) mental
mental handicap (n) retraso (m) mental
mental healing (n) (US) cura (f) mental
mental home mental hospital (n) hospital (m) psiquiátrico; manicomio (m)
mental institution (n) institución (f) para enfermos mentales
mental patient (n) paciente (m) psiquiátricoapsiquiátrica;a psiquiátrica
one of our mental patients
mental powers (n) poderes (m) mentales
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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