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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.
See also: mind, of, unsound
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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.
The bench was referring to the case of 21 prisoners, 16 of whom are mentally unsound and five deaf and dumb who are still in jail, PTI reported.
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.
Several of the wooden piers and wharfs are structurally unsound and represent a potential hazard to navigation in San Francisco Bay.
Moves to demolish Birmingham Central Library could be in doubt after independent experts dismissed claims that the building is structurally unsound and suffering from "concrete cancer".
The Unite union argues that the decision to close the factory is environmentally unsound because switching production of products such as Fudge and Crunchie to Poland will add millions of "food miles".
A public inquiry in August 1968 concluded that a gas explosion had triggered the collapse of a building that was 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.
The danger is that while some dwellings may be able to provide shelter in the short-term, they are actually structurally unsound, putting people at risk if another earthquake should hit the region.