Definition of Mental institution

1. Noun. A hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person.


Definition of Mental institution

1. Noun. (derogatory slang) A psychiatric hospital, or the psychiatric ward of a hospital. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Institution

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mental healing
mental health
mental health associations
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mental home
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mental hygiene
mental illness
mental illnesses
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mental institution (current term)
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Literary usage of Mental institution

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1. Gun Controls: Options for Improving the National Instant Criminal Background edited by Laurie E. Ekstrand, Danny R. Burton (2000)
""According to ATF regulations, (1) individuals committed to a mental institution by a court, board, commission, or other lawful authority; ..."

2. Abandoned to the State: Cruelty and Neglect in Russian Orphanages by Kathleen Hunt (1999)
"One was sent to a mental institution because the director was offended by the family. One older child was sent to a mental institution because he was ..."

3. Gun Control: Opportunities to Close Loopholes in the National Instant by Laurie E. Ekstrand, Danny R. Burton (2003)
""California allows this restoration for persons who have been involuntarily committed for 14 days or less to a mental institution, which is a state firearms ..."

4. Prison Slavery by Barbara Esposito, Lee Wood, Kathryn Bardsley (1982)
"They locked me down even tighter, then sent me to a mental institution so I wouldn't screw ... My baby was born there. The mental institution sent me back. ..."

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