The psychological state of someone's cognitive processes at a certain time; the condition or character of a person's thoughts or feelings.(noun)
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Use "state of mind" in a sentence
"I sometimes refer to a state of mind or body that I call “visual-motor ecstasy.”"
"From this state of mind he had been won by the tact of the commanding general, and now, as he approached the first battle in which he was to command a brigade, he wrote reassuringly to Mrs. Cobb: Do not be uneasy about my being 'rash.'"
"Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihályi identifies flow as a special state of mind in which there is total absorption for a period of time in a given activity."