Compos-mentis Definition

kŏmpəs mĕntĭs
adjective
Of sound mind; sane.
American Heritage Medicine

Master of one’s mind. In sound mind; mentally competent. Sometimes shortened to compos. See also non compos mentis.

Webster's New World Law
Synonyms:
of sound mind rationalsanelucid
noun
Of sound mind; sane.
Webster's New World

Origin of Compos-mentis

  • Latin compos having mastery of mentis genitive of mēns mind

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin

    From Wiktionary

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