compos mentis


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.
  • adj

Synonyms for compos mentis

mentally healthy

Synonyms for compos mentis

of sound mind, memory, and understanding

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
I believe he wasn't diagnosed until June, and I saw him only on Sunday, when he knew he was dying but was totally compos mentis and was reflecting upon what had been a pretty good life.
In combination they had a synergistic effect and rendered me non compos mentis.
group dynamics with his new piece, "Non Compos Mentis.
In addition, Lederer has also patiently sifted the minutes of Bavaria's Aulic Council (Hofrat), which investigated over three hundred suicides between 1611 and 1670 trying to determine whether these "self-murderers" were compos mentis (Lederer has already published five articles in German and one in English about suicide in Bavaria [340]).
I know even if she did not want to talk to us, if she were fully compos mentis I know we would have had a postcard to say she was all right and just angry with my dad.
There I was, shufflin' down an aisle suffering a mild case of compos mentis Alpo[TM], a condition in which your brain assumes the consistency of a popular brand of canned dog food, when BANG
The Circus' concludes the exhibition with the series of drawings made by Lautrec when he was interned in 1899 to prove to the doctors that he was compos mentis.
A distracted person, by contrast, was anyone who "by the Providence of God, shall fall into distraction, and become Non compos mentis.
But just as he started that process, the businessman was found non compos mentis by the courts in an action brought by his own son who was subsequently granted power of attorney over his father's affairs.
Once I was compos mentis, I was humbled by the kindness shown by my friends and colleagues in the office towards me in my hour of need.
I think if he'd been falling over drunk, doing what he did, it might have been more forgivable, but in the photos he looks completely compos mentis - taking multi-tasking to a whole new level, chatting on his phone and casually punching in his PIN number while taking a pee.