compos mentis

Definition of "compos mentis"
  1. Being mentally sound and capable of thinking clearly
How to use "compos mentis" in a sentence
  1. The man was declared compos mentis by the doctor after a series of cognitive evaluations.
  2. The judge required proof that the witness was compos mentis while giving her testimony.
  3. As an elderly person, it's common to undergo regular assessments to ascertain if one is still compos mentis.

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