Definitions of "Mind"

The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines. noun

A person of great mental ability. noun

Individual consciousness, memory, or recollection. noun

A person or group that embodies certain mental qualities. noun

The thought processes characteristic of a person or group; psychological makeup. noun

Opinion or sentiment. noun

Desire or inclination. noun

Focus of thought; attention. noun

A healthy mental state; sanity. noun

To pay attention to. intransitive verb

The word "Mind" in example sentences

_Mental_ resistance can be met and overcome by _ideas_, by points introduced by _your_ mind into the _mind_ of the _other_ man. Certain Success

Likewise if anything happens to a particular set of muscles, the reaction is instantly transmitted to its associated mind center through the "direct wire" nerves and brain center which particularly serve that part of the mind_. Certain Success

The real and practical alliance between the physical and the psychic -- between body and mind -- is better realized; as for instance: You may be seized with _an idea_, or a passion, and it disturbs your _health of body_; you may take indigestible food, or suffer injury or fatigue, and it disturbs your _health of mind_. Valere Aude Dare to Be Healthy, Or, The Light of Physical Regeneration

The attraction of mechanical power had already wrenched the American mind into a crab-like process which Roosevelt was making heroic efforts to restore to even action, and he had every right to active support and sympathy from all the world, especially from the Trusts themselves so far as they were human; but the doubt persisted whether the force that educated was really man or nature, —mind or motion. Nunc Age (1905)

What General Meade wrote in May, “We must expect disaster so long as the armies are not under one master mind, ”32 Lincoln knew perfectly well, and gladly would he have devolved the military conduct of affairs on one man could he have found that “master mind” for whom he made a painful quest during almost two years. Chapter IV

To meet the demand for a final and standard truth, a demand which realism meets with its doctrine of a being independent of any mind, this philosophy defines a _standard mind_. The Approach to Philosophy

And, of course, a man _must_ sometimes change both his clothes and his mind -- his _mind_ at any rate. Mushrooms on the Moor

Science itself very likely establishes a presumption in favor of a governing mind, _but the deeper question is as to the character of that mind_. Understanding the Scriptures

But the idea must be constantly in the mind of the mother that her boy needs to _see_ the spoken word at the very moment _when the idea that it represents is in his mind_, AS OFTEN as he would hear it if his hearing were perfect. What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know

Columbus discovered America some four hundred years ago, that your house is of a white color, that it rained a week ago today, exists as a fact regardless of whether your minds think of these things at all, yet the truth remains as before: for the particular mind which remembers these things, _the facts did not exist while they were out of the mind_. The Mind and Its Education

Fully admitting that it does not account for Mind (in the abstract) to refer one mind to a prior mind for its origin; yet my hypothesis, if admitted, _does_ account for the fact that _my mind_ exists; and this is all that my hypothesis is intended to cover. A Candid Examination of Theism

This lower, misnamed mind is a false claim, a suppositional mind, which I prefer to call _mortal mind_. Unity of Good

At best, matter is only a phenomenon of mortal mind, of which evil is the highest degree; but really there is no such thing as _mortal mind_, -- though we are compelled to use the phrase in the endeavor to express the underlying thought. Unity of Good

A solicitor, after hearing Lord Westbury's opinion, ventured to say that he had turned the matter over in his mind, and thought that something might be said on the other side; to which he replied, "Then, sir, you will turn it over once more in what you are _pleased to call your mind_." Familiar Quotations A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature

The world is no longer to be governed by physical force, but by the influence which mind exerts over mind… Discourse On Woman

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