[ kohm-pohs -men-tis; English kom-puhs-men-tis ]
/ ˈkoʊm poʊs ˈmɛn tɪs; English ˈkɒm pəsˈmɛn tɪs /
Latin. sane; mentally sound.
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Origin of compos mentis
Literally, “being in full possession of one's mind”
Words nearby compos mentis
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British Dictionary definitions for compos mentis
/ Latin (ˈkɒmpəs ˈmɛntɪs) /
(postpositive) of sound mind; sane
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Medical definitions for compos mentis
[ kŏm′pəs mĕn′tĭs ]
Of sound mind; sane.
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