Etymology
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psychomotor (adj.)

also psycho-motor, "pertaining to such mental action as induces muscular contraction," 1873, from psycho- + motor (adj.).

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senses (n.)

"one's mental faculties, conscious cognitive powers, sanity," 1560s, from sense (n.). The meaning "faculties of physical sensation" is from 1590s.

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disenthrall (v.)

"liberate from bondage or servitude, free from what holds in mental or physical subjection," 1640s, from dis- + enthrall. Related: Disenthralled; disenthralling; disenthrallment.

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degenerationist (n.)

"one who believes that the general tendency of humanity in its mental and moral life is to degenerate," 1871, from degeneration + -ist.

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derangement (n.)

1737, "disturbance of regular order," from French dérangement (17c.), from déranger (see derange). Mental sense "disturbance of the intellect or reason" is from 1800.

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collected (adj.)

"having control of one's mental faculties, self-possessed," c. 1600, past-participle adjective from collect (v.). Related: Collectedness.

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mentation (n.)

"mental function, the action or exercise of the mind" 1839, from Latin ment-, stem of mens "mind" (from PIE root *men- (1) "to think") + -ation. Also "a state of mind."

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discontent (n.)

"state or feeling of mental dissatisfaction, uneasiness of mind," 1580s, from dis- "opposite of" + content (n.). Winter of our discontent is from "Richard III" (1594).

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excitement (n.)
early 15c., "encouragement;" c. 1600, "something that tends to excite," from excite + -ment. Meaning "condition of mental and emotional agitation" is from 1846.
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image (v.)
late 14c., "to form a mental picture (of something), imagine," from Old French imagier, from image (see image (n.)). Related: Imaged; imaging.
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