criminal insanity

Definition of "criminal insanity"
  1. A mental condition that prevents an individual from understanding their actions or recognizing that their actions are wrong, inhibiting meaningful choice in criminal conduct
How to use "criminal insanity" in a sentence
  1. In court, the defendant's lawyer argued criminal insanity prevented him from understanding his actions.
  2. The doctor's report suggested criminal insanity, casting doubt on the defendant's ability to form meaningful intent.
  3. Given the evidence of criminal insanity, the judge declared the defendant unfit for trial.

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