Entry: mentation (n.)
In context: "And Stice's half-volley landed in the ad court squishy and slow and sat up for Hal, who was waiting for it. Hal's stick was back for the forehand, waiting, and there was a moment of total mentation as the ball hung there."
Definition: Mental activity, esp. seen as a physiological process; an instance or product of this.
SNOOT score: 2
Source: Oxford English Dictionary