non compos mentis

Synonyms and related words:
abnormal, bereft of reason, brainsick, crackbrained, cracked, crazed, crazy, daft, deluded, demented, deprived of reason, deranged, disoriented, distraught, flighty, hallucinated, insane, irrational, loco, lunatic, mad, maddened, manic, mazed, mental, mentally deficient, meshuggah, moon-struck, non compos, not all there, not right, odd, of unsound mind, off, psycho, queer, reasonless, senseless, sick, stark-mad, stark-staring mad, strange, tetched, touched, unbalanced, unhinged, unsane, unsettled, unsound, wandering, witless

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • non compos mentis — non com·pos men·tis / nän käm pəs men təs/ adj [Latin, literally, not having mastery of one s mind]: not of sound mind: lacking mental ability to understand the nature, consequences, and effect of a situation or transaction Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

  • Non compos mentis — is a term meaning not of sound mind . Non compos mentis derives from the Latin non meaning not , compos meaning having (command of) , and mentis (genitive singular of mens), meaning mind . It is the direct opposite of Compos mentis (of a composed …   Wikipedia

  • Non compos mentis — Non compos Non com pos Non compos mentis Non com pos men tis [L.] Not of sound mind; not having the regular use of reason; hence, also, as a noun, an idiot; a lunatic; one devoid of reason, either by nature or from accident. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • non compos mentis — [nän käm΄pōs men′tis] n. [L] Law not of sound mind; mentally incapable of handling one s own affairs: often non compos …   English World dictionary

  • non compos mentis —    (non com pohs MEN tiss) [Latin] Not of sound mind; mentally unstable; incapable of normal mental function.    At least one elderly relative is non compos mentis and unable to care for himself …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • non compos mentis — Término legal aplicado a una persona declarada mentalmente incompetente. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • non compos mentis — Latin, lit. not master of one s mind …   Etymology dictionary

  • non compos mentis — *insane, mad, crazy, crazed, demented, deranged, lunatic, maniac …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • non compos mentis — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not in one s right mind. ORIGIN Latin, not having control of one s mind …   English terms dictionary

  • non compos mentis — adj. (also non compos) not in one s right mind. Etymology: L, = not having control of one s mind …   Useful english dictionary

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