Meaning of mind-body in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmʌɪn(d)ˌbɒdi/


Philosophy Psychology
  • A living entity which has both mental and material elements, or which is a composite of a mind and a body; especially a human being viewed in this way.


Philosophy Psychology
  • Of, designating, or relating to the mind and the body, or to the relation of mind to body.

    "mind-body problem" noun the problem of giving an account of the relationship between mental processes and bodily processes.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Bain (1818–1903), psychologist. From mind + body.