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mentalism

Definition:

a doctrine that mind is the true reality and that objects exist only as aspects of the mind's awareness

Class:

cognition noun (cognitive processes and contents)

Plural:

mentalisms

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Mentalism | mentalists

a performing art in which its practitioners, known as mentalists, appear to demonstrate highly developed mental or intuitive abilities. Performances may appear to include telepathy, clairvoyance, divination, precognition, psychokinesis, mediumship,... (30 of 1144 words, 1 image)

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Mentalism (disambiguation)

an ancient performing art in which the practitioner simulates supernatural mental powers. Mentalism may also refer to: Mentalism (philosophy), the belief that the mind is what truly exists | Mentalism (psychology), those branches of study that... (35 of 103 words, 4 definitions)

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Collins Dictionary:

mentalism [philosophy] | mentalist [noun, derived]

the doctrine that mind is the fundamental reality and that objects of knowledge exist only as aspects of the subject's consciousness "monism" ... (22 of 239 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/mentalism

Random House Dictionary:

mentalism

the doctrine that objects of knowledge have no existence except in the mind of the perceiver. | the doctrine that human conduct reflects the operation ... (24 of 55 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/mentalism

Merriam-Webster:

mentalistic | mentalism [noun, related]

of or relating to any school of psychology or psychiatry that in contrast ... | of or relating to mental phenomena (20 of 52 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/mentalistic

Oxford Dictionary:

mentalism

Syllabification: (men·tal·ism) | [philosophy] | the theory that physical and psychological phenomena are ultimately explicable only in terms of a ... (18 of 41 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/mentalism

mentalism [philosophy]

the theory that physical and psychological phenomena are ultimately explicable only in terms of a creative and interpretative mind (19 of 40 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/mentalism

American Heritage Dictionary:

mentalism | mentalist [noun, related] | mentalistic [adjective, related]

Parapsychological activities, such as telepathy and mind reading. | The belief that some mental phenomena cannot be explained by physical laws. (20 of 26 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mentalism

Wiktionary:

mentalism

The doctrine that physical reality exists only because of the mind's awareness | Activities such as mind reading, especially when used by performers (22 of 23 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/mentalism

New World Dictionary:

mentalism | mentalistic [adjective, related] | mentalistically [adverb, related]

the doctrine that all objects exist only when perceived by some mind (12 of 18 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mentalism

Encarta Dictionary:

mentalism | mentalist [noun, derived] | mentalistic [adjective, derived]

the belief that all objects of knowledge, including the physical universe, ultimately have no existence except as creations of the mind (21 of 46 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861629292​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

mentalism [philosophy]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "mentalism"

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the Free Dictionary:

mentalism

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "mentalism"

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Google Dictionary:

mentalism

Audio: English pronunciation of "mentalism"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

mentalism

Audio: North American pronunciation of "mentalism"

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YourDictionary Audio:

mentalism

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "mentalism" by speech synthesizer

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