mental incapacity

noun

Medical Definition of mental incapacity

1 : an absence of mental capacity
2 : an inability through mental illness or significant cognitive impairment to carry on the everyday affairs of life or to care for one's person or property with reasonable discretion

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“Mental incapacity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mental%20incapacity. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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