frame of mind


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frame of mind

A person's outlook or mood. I'm always in a much better frame of mind if I have a chance to unwind after work.
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frame of mind

Mental or emotional attitude or mood, as in You have to be in the right frame of mind to enjoy hiking in the rain. This idiom was first recorded in 1665.
See also: frame, mind, of
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I want to play positively and start the tournament in the right frame of mind.
I know everyone wants to know what frame of mind I am in because of the slip that happened to me against Chelsea but I am over it, it has gone.
I was still in a relationship when I recorded it, so it must be destiny because the song's coming to life more with my current frame of mind.
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1 ( ANI ): New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin says he and his teammates have to take a positive frame of mind into their test series against South Africa.
He said: "I will give him the opportunity just to let things lie for a day or two and I will speak to him closer to the time and see what frame of mind he is in.
Perhaps he had lost faith in himself a little bit and lost faith because he was not playing, but Marge has rekindled his confidence and put him in the right frame of mind.
Kean revealed: "I said to Gael, we need you to play, but he was nowhere near the right frame of mind to play.
Ronnie's been in the practice room, he's been putting the work in and and he's really in the right frame of mind at the moment," Trump said.
I'm going to Valencia not in the right frame of mind for a race.
HE'S got a tough draw but Ronnie O'Sullivan looks in the right frame of mind to launch a big tilt at regaining the UK Championship title.
In this form of the game especially, your frame of mind is the crucial thing," said the Durham star.
Of course that old meaning of frame of mind still counts as well.
A family friend who visited them this weekend said they were all walking about and were in a cheerful and positive frame of mind.
The Netherlands) considers the frame of mind of jurists in civil law, focusing on eight typical characteristics of argument and reasoning from their point of view.