Definition of mind

By | April 7, 2017
  1. :  recollection, memory keep that in mind time out of mind

  1. 2a :  the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons Keep your mind active as you grow older.b :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organismc :  the organized conscious and unconscious adaptive mental activity of an organism

  2. 3:  intention, desire I changed my mind

  3. 4:  the normal or healthy condition of the mental faculties Who in their right mind would try such a stunt?

  4. 5:  opinion, view was urged to speak his mind

  5. 6:  disposition, mood He’s in a bad state of mind.

  6. 7a :  a person or group embodying mental qualities the public mindb :  intellectual abilitythe works of men of mind — Alfred Tennyson

  7. 8capitalized, Christian Science :  god 1b

  8. 9:  a conscious substratum or factor in the universe

  9. 10:  attention pay him no mind

Examples of mind in a sentence

  1. He read great literature to develop his mind.

  2. It’s important to keep your mind active as you grow older.

  3. He went for a walk to help clear his mind.

  4. the mysteries of the human mind

  5. My mind is always open to new ideas.

  6. You can’t argue with him. His mind is closed.

  7. I can’t concentrate: my mind is always wandering and I can’t keep it focused on anything.

  8. The smell of pine sends my mind back to childhood.

  9. The sound of her voice jerked my mind back to the present.

  10. My mind tells me it can’t work, but my heart tells me I want to try it.

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