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be compos mentis

To be sane or mentally competent. "Compos mentis" is Latin for "of sound mind." I doubt that Travis was compos mentis when he committed that crime.
See also: compo, mentis

non compos (mentis)

Not sane or mentally competent. The phrase is Latin for "not of sound mind." Based on the orders he's been giving lately, many believe him to be non compos. The judge ruled that she had been non compos mentis at the time, and thus could not be held legally liable.
See also: compo, non

non compos poopoo

slang Extremely drunk. A faux Latinism probably modeled on the real Latin phrase "non compos mentis," meaning not sane or mentally competent. There's no way I'm letting you drive home when you're this non compos poopoo.
See also: compo, non, poopoo

be ˌcompos ˈmentis

(from Latin, formal or humorous) having full control of your mind: Are you sure she was fully compos mentis when she said that?
See also: compo, mentis

non compos

(ˈnɑn ˈkɑmpos)
1. mod. out of one’s mind; non compos mentis. She is strictly non compos!
2. and non compos poopoo mod. alcohol intoxicated. That gal isn’t just drunk. She’s non compos poopoo.
See also: compo, non

non compos poopoo

See also: compo, non, poopoo

non compos

Crazy; mentally incapacitated and therefore unable to be responsible for one’s speech or actions. This term is an abbreviation of the Latin non compos mentis, literally translated as “not master of one’s mind,” or “not of sound mind.” It dates from the seventeenth century and today is loosely used for irrational behavior, as well as surviving in legal terminology.
See also: compo, non
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Trabalho apresentado no 17 Encontro da Compos, Sao Paulo, junho 2008.
Trabalho apresentado no 21 Encontro da Compos, Juiz de Fora, junho 2012.
Trabalho apresentado no 16 Encontro da Compos, Curitiba, junho 2007.
Trabalho apresentado no 20 Encontro da Compos, Porto Alegre, junho 2011.
Trabalho apresentado no 19 Encontro da Compos, Rio de Janeiro, junho 2010.
Trabalho apresentado no 22 Encontro da Compos, Salvador, junho 2013.
Trabalho apresentado no 15 Encontro da Compos, Bauru, junho 2006.
Trabalho apresentado no 12 Encontro da Compos, Recife, junho 2003.
Trabalho apresentado no 10 Encontro da Compos, Brasilia, junho 2001.
Trabalho apresentado no 13 Encontro da Compos, Sao Bernardo do Campo, junho 2004.
Trabalho apresentado no 18 Encontro da Compos, Belo Horizonte, junho 2009.
The amount of strontium release from the COMPO 2 and COMPO 6 was significantly different though both compositions contain the same mol% of strontium oxide; COMPO 2 with both fluoride and strontium re- lease is almost double compared to the COMPO 6.