non compos mentis

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnɒn ˈkɒmpəs ˈmɛntɪs/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈnɑn ˈkɑmpəs ˈmɛntɪs/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(nōn kōmpōs mentis; Eng. non kompəs mentis)




WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
non com•pos men•tis /ˈnɑn ˈkɑmpəs ˈmɛntɪs/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. Lawnot of sound mind;
    mentally incompetent.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
non com•pos men•tis  (nōn kōmpōs mentis; Eng. non kompəs mentis),USA pronunciation [Latin.]
  1. Lawnot of sound mind;
    mentally incapable of managing one's affairs.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
non compos mentis Latin: /ˈnɒn ˈkɒmpəs ˈmɛntɪs/ adj
  1. mentally incapable of managing one's own affairs; of unsound mind
Etymology: Latin: not in control of one's mind
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