[predicative] Having full control of one's mind; sane.‘are you sure he was totally compos mentis?’
sensible, well adjusted, reasonable, rational, level-headed, sound, practical, discerning, logical, able to think clearly, lucid, clear-headed, coherentView synonyms
- ‘Even though anyone still living who saw them play is probably not adequately compos mentis to remember the occasion.’
Early 17th century: Latin.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.