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mindset (n.)

also mind-set, "habits of mind formed by previous experience," 1916, in educators' and psychologists' jargon; see mind (n.) + set (n.2).

updated on June 12, 2022

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Definitions of mindset from WordNet

mindset (n.)
a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations;
Synonyms: mentality / outlook / mind-set
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