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Non compos mentis (adjective) (no comparatives)
Translation: "Not of sound mind"

Said of a lunatic, idiot, drunkard, or one who has lost his or her memory and understanding by accident or as a result of a disease.

Non compos mentis is the legal expression used for any form of mental unsoundness. See compos mentis for the opposite condition.

Not of sound mind.
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Not legally responsible because of a mental problem.
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