of unsound mind

ADJECTIVE
  1. not of sound mind, memory, or understanding; in law, not competent to go to trial
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How To Use of unsound mind In A Sentence

  • Inasmuch as the disinherison or omission by parents of their children has generally no good reason, those children who complain that they have been wrongfully disinherited or passed over have been allowed to bring an action impeaching the will as unduteous, under the pretext that the testator was of unsound mind at the time of its execution. The Institutes of Justinian
  • Obj. 3: Further, Seneca says (De Clementia ii, 4): "A man may be said to be of unsound mind when he takes pleasure in cruelty. Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae) Translated by Fathers of the English Dominican Province
  • And finally, we pass from the occasional criminal to the criminal of passion, who is but a species of the other, and who further, with his neurotic and epileptoid temperament, not infrequently approximates to the criminal of unsound mind. Criminal Sociology
  • The suicide was of unsound mind when she committed the deed.
  • He escaped a prison sentence by reason of unsound mind at the time the crime was committed.
  • of unsound mind
  • He escaped a prison sentence by reason of unsound mind at the time the crime was committed.
  • He escaped a prison sentence by reason of unsound mind at the time the crime was committed.
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