Translation of mental in Spanish:

mental

Pronunciation: /ˈmentl/

adj

  • 1 (before noun/delante del nombre) [powers/process/illness/health] mental; [hospital/patient] psiquiátrico mental age edad (feminine) mental mental cruelty crueldad (feminine) mental mental handicap discapacidad (feminine) mental mental institution institución (feminine) para enfermos mentales 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
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    More example sentences
    • 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]

Definition of mental in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.