compos mentis


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compos mentis

 [kom´pos men´tis] (L.)
sound of mind; sane.

com·pos men·tis

(kom'pos men'tis),
Of sound mind; usually used in its opposite form. See: non compos mentis.
[L. possessed of one's mind; compos, having control, + mens (ment-), mind]

compos mentis

/com·pos men·tis/ (kom´pos men´tis) [L.] sound of mind; sane.

compos mentis

(kŏm′pəs mĕn′tĭs)
adj.
Of sound mind; sane.

compos mentis

[kom′pōs men′tis]
having a sound mind. Compare non compos mentis.
Having a sound mind

com·pos men·tis

(kom'pos men'tis)
Of sound mind; usually used in its opposite form, non compos mentis.

compos mentis

Literally, of composed mind. Sane.

com·pos men·tis

(kom'pos men'tis)
Of sound mind; usually used in its opposite form.
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I'dbe passed out in the dressing room,non compos mentis, with people trying to revive me,''he confesses, shaking his head.
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Called to the hospital midafternoon, I had mixed feelings, partly hoping for frankly unexpected positive news, and partly hoping that if compos mentis, she would overlook my missing the match for a mere hospital visit.
I've known people have a single half and feel the effects whereas others could easily drink four or five pints and still be compos mentis.
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