of unsound mind

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Adj.1.of unsound mind - not of sound mind, memory, or understanding; in law, not competent to go to trial
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
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Doctors from Walton Gaol and Rainhill Asylum both said that the children had been well loved and cared for, and that, at the time the murders were committed, Mary was of unsound mind.
The coroner's verdict was 'suicide while of unsound mind.' Mental Health concerns are clearly nothing new and, as a retired psychiatric nurse, one can't help asking 'just how do you actually prevent such tragedies?' There was brighter news at Golcar where the wedding of Reginald Andrew Mortimer to Hilda Senior at the Baptist Church.
A spokesman said a 16-year-old boy, Mohamad Danial Hakim Yusof, drowned in the pool of a disused quarry near here and a 45-year-old man of unsound mind drowned in a fishing pond in Machang Bubok, Bukit Mertajam.
Apart from this, the government has also called upon Pakistan to expedite the grant of visas to the members of the medical experts' team which is proposed to visit Pakistan to assess the mental condition of believed-to-be Indian prisoners of unsound mind lodged in different jails of Pakistan.
The Petition, numbered EPT/LAG/GOV/2/2019, alleges that Sanwo-Olu has a criminal record in the United States, is of unsound mind and should be disqualified by the Tribunal to be sworn-in as Governor.
In Sahiwal, the local police did their job, answering complaints from neighbours, but may have fallen in with the husband's allegations that the woman was of unsound mind and had attempted suicide.
Constitutionally, speaker or his deputy can be impeached on grounds of gross misconduct, abuse of office, incompetence, gross violation of laws or if he or she is proved to be of unsound mind. Related Stories
Under the provision, the jail authorities are obligated to shift the prisoners of unsound mind to a mental health facility after an observatory period of ten days, ' argued Khizar's counsel before the judges.
Explaining how the procedure of discharging patients work, the Senior Staff Nurse who has been working at the hospital for five years but has been at the ward for a year, said that the special ward, which forms part of the 18 wards at the hospital was built to cater for individuals who committed crime but are of unsound mind.
By 1836 he was under medical superintendence and in March 1837 he was certified by a commission of "lunacy as of unsound mind".
The Act states: 'The word 'lunatic', as used in this Act shall mean every person found by due course of law to be of unsound mind and incapable of managing his affairs' (The English Lunacy Act of 1858 in Bhattacharyya 2013:35).