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be of unsound mind

To have impaired or dysfunctional thought, memory, and/or cognitive understanding; unable to think and/or understand for oneself. My poor grandfather has been of unsound mind ever since he suffered that stroke last year.
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of unsound mind

Having impaired or dysfunctional thought, memory, and/or cognitive understanding; unable to think and/or understand for oneself. My poor grandfather has been of unsound mind ever since he suffered that stroke last year.
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of ˌunsound ˈmind

(law) not responsible for your actions because of a mental illness or condition: He escaped a prison sentence by reason of unsound mind at the time the crime was committed.
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Rather significantly, 194 of the unsound verdicts came from the Friends of the Durham Green Belt's press advertisements and leaflets.
TABLE 7: AWARENESS OF PARENTS ABOUT THE TIME OF ERUPTION OF FIRST PERMANENT MOLAR AND THE NUMBER OF UNSOUND FIRST PERMANENT MOLAR
On the second night of Unsound, Peaking Lights performed a selection of songs from their critically acclaimed 2011 record 936 and the upcoming Lucifer (out June 19 on Mexican Summer) at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.
The Fed said it imposed the sanctions lor unsafe and unsound practices in mortgage servicing and foreclosure processing.
Saksena told MAIL TODAY : " This case sets a precedent for thousands of others who are mentally unsound and waiting for justice as undertrials.
But the absence of any proof that the building is structurally unsound could work against the council if the library is listed.
The nursing home argued that the tolling of the statute of limitations occurs only if the person entitled to commence the lawsuit is of unsound mind at the time.
A public inquiry in August 1968 concluded that a gas explosion had triggered the collapse of a building that was structurally unsound.
The cathedral was demolished last summer after it was declared structurally unsound.
You couldn't make a more unsound legal statement than the one you have just made.
The trial of Saddam Hussein was flawed and its verdict unsound, an international human rights organisation claimed today.
Before Cunningham Pattern joined the project, the group poured between 15 and 20 unsound castings.
And now it appears that it may be structurally unsound.
The Advisory includes examples of limitation of liability provisions that are considered to be unsafe and unsound.
The politicians are fooling themselves if they think temporarily higher tax revenues have fixed the state's structurally unsound budget.