criminal mind

Definition of criminal mind

:the mind of someone who commits crimes
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Word by Word Definitions

criminal play
  1. : relating to, involving, or being a crime

  2. : relating to crime or to the prosecution of suspects in a crime

  3. : guilty of crime

  1. : one who has committed a crime

  2. : a person who has been convicted of a crime

mind play
  1. : recollection, memory

  2. : the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

  3. : the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. : remind

  2. : remember

  3. : to attend to closely


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