Translation of mental in Spanish:

mental

Pronunciation: /ˈmentl/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (before noun/delante del nombre) [powers/process/illness/health] mental; [hospital/patient] psiquiátrico mental torture tortura (feminine) psicológica to make a mental note of sth tomar nota de algo mentalmente I've already formed a mental picture o image of the place yo ya me he hecho una idea del lugar
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    • Brentano did in fact hold that every mental phenomenon is an object of inner consciousness.
    • Why do you invest even one brain cell of your mental capital on figuring out his motivation?
    • The illness of a relative meant that we, his family, were fully aware of his abhorrence of the loss of mental faculty.
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    • During her time as a patient no treatment for mental disorder or illness was given.
    • Indeed, psychiatrists do not talk of insanity but prefer to use terms such as mental illness or mental disorder.
    • Nowadays, music is both applied for patients with mental disorders and healthy people.
  • 2 (mad) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] (predicative/predicativo) to be mental estar* chiflado [colloquial/familiar] to go mental [colloquial/familiar], (in anger) ponerse* como loco or como una fiera (with excitement) volverse* loco, desmadrarse [colloquial/familiar]

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.