HyperDic: mental_faculty

English > 1 sense of the expression mental faculty:
NOUNcognitionmental faculty, faculty, moduleone of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
English > mental faculty: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningOne of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind.
Synonymsfaculty, module
NarrowerattentionThe faculty or power of mental concentration
language, speechThe mental faculty or power of vocal communication
memory, retention, retentiveness, retentivityThe power of retaining and recalling past experience
reason, understanding, intellectThe capacity for rational thought or inference or discrimination
sense, sensation, sentience, sentiency, sensory facultyThe faculty through which the external world is apprehended
volition, willThe capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
Broaderability, powerpossession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done

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