mental home

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mental home a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
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Usage

In literature:

It is responsible also for that woman's mental attitude outside the home.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)" by W. Grant Hague
But there was some one watching them all this time, and mentally growling and worrying himself about the boys being at home.
"Hollowdell Grange" by George Manville Fenn
But the work of a home is expressed in a spiritual and mental, as well as in a physical, total.
"The Canadian Girl at Work" by Marjory MacMurchy
What guests were trying to elbow their way into her mental home?
"The Opened Shutters" by Clara Louise Burnham
Miss Anstell is now at her home, recovering from what her physician calls mental shock.
"Humorous Ghost Stories" by Dorothy Scarborough
She returned home worn out physically, and mentally benumbed.
"The Scarlet Feather" by Houghton Townley
For every one whom it starts upon the exodus to other places it leaves two at home uninspired, indifferent and mentally degenerate.
"The Evolution of the Country Community" by Warren H. Wilson
Dalrymple went back to his home that day in a mental whirl.
"Eleven Possible Cases" by Frank R. Stockton
I've whiled away many hours mentally furnishing my home of the future.
"A Question of Marriage" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
The body of home economics instruction could not be suffered to defeat its own ultimate mental purpose.
"The Women of Tomorrow" by William Hard
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In poetry:

They pushed him into a Mental Home,
And that is like the grave:
For they do not let you sleep upstairs,
And you aren't allowed to shave.
"The Mother's Son" by Rudyard Kipling
When chill'd by Time's cold hand, those sprightly powers
Inclin'd to rest, on longer chuse to roam,
Those mental stores shall cheer the wintry hours,
And flow'rs unfading breathe their sweets at home.
"To Silvia, moral" by Ann Steele

In news:

Children suffering from mental and physical disabilities are being housed with seniors in nursing homes.
State Plans Nursing Home For Disabled Prisoners, Mental Patients In Rocky Hill.
Somehow I'd missed the news last month that Tom Cutsforth, the longtime district attorney in Wheeler County, Oregon, was recalled by voters angered by his support for a group home for mentally ill sex offenders.
Nursing home for prisoners and the mentally ill.
Treasurer wants more homes for mentally ill. 0Missouri Treasurer Clint Zweifel wants to dedicate part of Missouri's low-income housing aid to the mentally ill at risk of being homeless.
Shasta County is planning a permanent housing facility for people with mental illnesses who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes.
Treasurer wants more homes for mentally ill .
Democratic Gov Beverly Perdue and Republicans who control the North Carolina legislature agree it would be tragic for about 1,400 people with serious mental illnesses to lose their homes Jan 1 because of a one-word change to the state budget.
Mentally disabled people who live in group homes and their advocates called on the governor and legislators Wednesday to find enough money so that those residents still have a place to live come January.
Advocates for the mentally ill scored a victory when they convinced the county Board of Supervisors to maintain funding for Casa Del Mural , a 12-resident group home KCSB News Director Cathy Murillo interviews advocate Emily Allen.
Directed by Cameron Harris, the play deals with four men with various mental disabilities who live in a group home.
Rocky Hill Mobilizes Against Proposed Nursing Home For Inmates, Mental Patients.
Rugby-'Take the points' mentality brings Australia home.
A combination of training, experience and familiarity helped an Oakland County Sheriff's deputy prevent a mentally ill person armed with a knife from harming herself or others at a group home in Oxford Township.
BRUCE STEWART manages a group home for 22 mentally ill drug abusers in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
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In science:

Perhaps even more striking is the fact that Poincar´e’s solution had that robustness we looked for earlier: the solution came packaged and mentally represented in a form which enabled it to be carried home and unpacked intact when back home.
Definability in the Real Universe
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