mindset mindset  /ˈmaɪnd ˌsɛt/


  • (n) a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations



  1. Ernst and her colleagues researched the military mindset, consulting with veterans who had practiced meditation on the battlefield and back home.
  2. Your mindset makes a big difference on this.
  3. He put a bunch of staunch Iraq war supporters on the phone to accuse me of having a pre-911 mindset.


  1. The Speaker’s Choice says: Shifting mindset is crucial

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mindset shift: The missing link between your corporate communications and your bottom line; The Speaker’s Choice says: Shifting mindset is crucial
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Limbaugh Rails Against GOP ‘Mindset Of Permanent Minority’: ‘We Could Stop Everything’ Dems Want To Do

    Just say no. That was Rush Limbaugh 's message on Thursday, when he questioned why Republicans should go along with an idea just because Democrats want them too. Railing against the GOP mindset that they're a "permanent minority," Limbaugh urged the party to take initiative.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Mediaite

  3. Canadian businesses that adopt "cloud-first" mindset considered to outperform peers

    Canadian businesses that adopt "cloud-first" mindset considered to outperform peers
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "All this, in turn, requires something else, which is something more fundamental," said President Obama. "It will require a new mindset - that we summon the will, as nations and as partners, to do what this moment in history demands."
    on Apr 13, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Voice of America

  2. "This course, it looks like it's wide-open fairway, but in the teeing ground, in the mindset, you look right, look left, either way is very tough," Choi said. "And you can't stop in the bouncing, so you're very scared on the tee shot."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: KJ Choi Source: The Associated Press

  3. "That's not even in the mindset," the 40-year-old said after posting a one-under total of 141. "I can't wait for tomorrow's round. I love just being on the golf course playing and I don't want the tournament to end. I'm in a good spot. I...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Malaysia Star

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