1. Of or relating to the mind; intellectual: mental powers.
2. Executed or performed by the mind; existing in the mind: mental images of happy times.
3. Of, relating to, or affected by a disorder of the mind.
4. Intended for treatment of people affected with disorders of the mind.
5. Of or relating to telepathy or mind reading.
6. Emotionally upset; crazed: got mental when he saw the dent in his new car.
7. Offensive Slang Mentally or psychologically disturbed.
Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin mentālis, from Latin mēns, ment-, mind; see men-1 in Indo-European roots.
1. lithic debris and discards found at the sites where stone tools and weapons were made.
< F débitage, equiv. to débit(er) to cut up, saw up (< dé- + -biter, v. deriv. of bitte bitt) + -age.
1. thought debris and discard found on the web, result of excess meditation on topics relating to archaeology, being a student, and life.
The mind of one Katie M. Biittner, currently a PhD candidate (ABD) in Anthropology (Archaeology) at the University of Alberta.