Definition of compos mentis in English:

compos mentis

Line breaks: com¦pos men¦tis
Pronunciation: /ˌkɒmpɒs ˈmɛntɪs


  • Having full control of one’s mind: are you sure he was totally compos mentis?
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    • Even though anyone still living who saw them play is probably not adequately compos mentis to remember the occasion.


early 17th century: Latin.

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