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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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90) But to make active pursuit a requirement unsoundly assumes that the Nix Court did not already perform this crucial calculus,(91) and too deeply infringes upon the Court's authority as the ultimate arbiter of the Constitution to establish doctrines that are binding upon lower courts.
Stephen's autobiographical theory about Shakespeare too considers things that were not (the firedrake) and unsoundly assumes as true the possibility of the possible as possible (the adultery of Anne with Shakespeare's brothers).
Many Prolog systems are also unsound, omitting the occurs check or treating negation unsoundly.
JOHN HIGGINS slept unsoundly in his bed last night after a 12th century haunted hotel put the wind up the worried world champion.
The import records of sites that do not promptly acknowledge a ping are unsoundly deleted.
The stabilization of the economic situation, though partial, weak and unsoundly based, was nevertheless a fact; the rate at which the crisis phenomena were unfolding had slowed dramatically.