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compos mentis

[ kohm-pohs -men-tis; English kom-puhs-men-tis ]
/ ˈkoʊm poʊs ˈmɛn tɪs; English ˈkɒm pəsˈmɛn tɪs /
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adjective
Latin. sane; mentally sound.
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Origin of compos mentis

Literally, “being in full possession of one's mind”
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British Dictionary definitions for compos mentis

compos mentis
/ Latin (ˈkɒmpəs ˈmɛntɪs) /

adjective
(postpositive) of sound mind; sane
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Medical definitions for compos mentis

compos mentis
[ kŏmpəs mĕntĭs ]

adj.
Of sound mind; sane.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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