mental defect

Definition of "mental defect"
  1. A more permanent and fixed abnormal mental condition, such as intellectual disability
How to use "mental defect" in a sentence
  1. The accused had a mental defect which influenced his understanding of right and wrong.
  2. The evidence presented suggested that the individual had a mental defect impacting their cognitive abilities.
  3. A mental defect can qualify as a reason for a lighter sentence in certain criminal cases.

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