non compos mentis

[ nohn kohm-pohs men-tis; English non kom-puh s men-tis ]SEE DEFINITION OF non compos mentis

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NON COMPOS MENTIS

That either husband or wife is a hopeless lunatic or non compos mentis.

Sarojini took particular pains to empress it upon me that Chavigny is non compos mentis.

WORD ORIGIN

Latin, literally "not master of one's mind."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NON COMPOS MENTIS

unbalanced

adjectivecrazy; mentally disturbed
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