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English noun: mental attitude

1. mental attitude (cognition) a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

SamplesHe had the attitude that work was fun.


Broader (hypernym)cognition, knowledge, noesis

Narrower (hyponym)acceptance, credence, culture, defensive, defensive attitude, disposition, disrespect, esteem, hardball, high horse, inclination, intolerance, irreverence, mentality, mind-set, mindset, orientation, outlook, paternalism, position, posture, regard, respect, reverence, southernism, stance, tendency, tolerance

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