I should laugh to see every lineament "going ahead," and art "non compos."
The coroner's inquest, supposing him to be dead, brought him in non compos.
I saw Grimes to-day, and he thinks there is a fair possibility of breaking the will—non compos, you know.
Now, my good fellow, be not so hasty in declaring me non compos.
We went down to dinner; at tea-time we were non compos mensis.
You will not say, after this, that I am non compos, and unable to make a will.
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.
She went on to describe her timid methods; she said she feared he was non compos, for he made no progress.
The Templar affirmed, that the poor fellow was non compos; and exhorted the justice to discharge him as a lunatic.
Latin, literally "not master of one's mind."
non compos mentis non com·pos men·tis (nŏn kŏm'pəs měn'tĭs)
Not of sound mind and hence not legally responsible; mentally incompetent.
Not in control of the mind • Short for Latin non compos mentis (1628+)