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compos mentis

adjective com·pos men·tis \ˈkäm-pəs-ˈmen-təs\

Definition of COMPOS MENTIS

:  of sound mind, memory, and understanding

Examples of COMPOS MENTIS

  1. <went to court to prove that her grandmother was no longer compos mentis and needed a legal guardian>

Origin of COMPOS MENTIS

Latin, literally, having mastery of one's mind
First Known Use: 1616

Rhymes with COMPOS MENTIS

compos mentis

adjective com·pos men·tis \ˌkäm-pə-ˈsment-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COMPOS MENTIS

:  of sound mind, memory, and understanding

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