Meaning of turn of mind in English:

turn of mind

Pronunciation /ˌtəːn əv ˈmʌɪnd/

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  • A particular way of thinking.

    ‘people with a practical turn of mind’
    • ‘I do not think it takes a radical postmodern turn of mind to conclude we cannot reliably write much about the the mind.’
    • ‘Jefferson, not surprisingly, was not of a prescriptive turn of mind on this question.’
    • ‘Excerpts from the memos clearly show a conservative turn of mind.’
    • ‘They had a little turn of mind that made things like that happen.’
    • ‘Those of the atheistic turn of mind will look at things differently.’
    • ‘Sadly, she seems to have lost that adventurous turn of mind and decided to become an angry hypocrite instead.’
    • ‘He too is of a somewhat literal turn of mind.’
    • ‘If no one in the village shares your interests or turn of mind, you'll never have intimate friends.’
    • ‘Being of an inventive turn of mind, Dr. Abrams set upon the task of developing the apparatus.’
    • ‘Her dancers share Streb's rigorous turn of mind and her taste for visceral thrills.’
    bent, disposition, inclination, tendency, propensity, bias, way of thinking
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