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 in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of compos mentis

Latin, literally, having mastery of one's mind


Medical Dictionary

compos mentis

adjective com·pos men·tis \ ˌkäm-pə-ˈsment-əs \

medical Definition of compos mentis

:of sound mind, memory, and understanding

Law Dictionary

compos mentis

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

legal Definition of compos mentis

Origin and Etymology of compos mentis

Latin, literally, having possession of one's mind



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