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Definition of compos mentis adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


compos mentis

NAmE//ˌkɑmpəs ˈmɛntəs//
[not before noun] (from Latin) (formal or humorous)
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having full control of your mind Are you sure she was fully compos mentis when she said it? opposite non compos mentis
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: compos mentis

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