non compos mentis

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non compos mentis

 [non kom´pos men´tis] (L.)
not of sound mind, and so not legally responsible.

non com·pos men·tis

(non kom'pŏs men'tis),
Not of sound mind; mentally incapable of managing one's affairs.
[L. non, not, + compos, participating, competent, + mens, gen. mentis, mind]

non compos mentis

/non com·pos men·tis/ (non kom´pos men´tis) [L.] not of sound mind, and so not legally responsible.

non compos mentis

(nŏn kŏm′pəs mĕn′tĭs)
adj.
Not of sound mind and hence not legally competent.
n.
One who is not legally competent.

non compos mentis

[non′ kom′pos men′tis]
Etymology: L, not of sound mind
a legal term applied to a person declared to be mentally incompetent.

non com·pos men·tis

(non kom'pŏs men'tis)
Not of sound mind; mentally incapable of managing one's affairs.
[L. non, not, + compos, participating, competent, + mens, gen. mentis, mind]
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