Non-compos-mentis definitions

nŏn kŏm'pəs mĕn'tĭs
Not of sound mind and hence not legally competent.
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One who is not legally competent.
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Not of sound mind and hence not legally competent.
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One who is not legally competent.
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Not of sound mind; mentally incapable of handling one's own affairs.
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Mentally incompetent.
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(law, but also seeing wider use) Insane; not of sound mind; not in control of one's self.
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Origin of non-compos-mentis

Latin nōn compos mentis nōn not compos in control mentis genitive sing. of mēns mind