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Definition of "mind-set" []

  • The ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation, esp when these are seen as being difficult to alter (noun)
  • A habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations (noun)

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WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "mind-set" in a sentence
  • "The first phrase, rejoicing in hope, refers to a mind-set."
  • "Americans had begun to abandon the old Wild West mind-set, the attitude that there was always an open frontier."
  • "Luckily we both had the same mind-set about this decision."