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Synonyms for mentally illmen·tally ill

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mentally ill, unsound, unstableadjective

    suffering from severe mental illness

    "of unsound mind"

    bad, unfit, fallacious, unstable, precarious, unsound, fluid


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  1. John Kennedy:

    I don't think gun control keeps guns out of the hands of people that shouldn't have guns, i think criminals and those who are mentally ill obey gun laws pretty much like politicians keep promises.

  2. Bob Grant:

    The district attorney will argue although the defendant is mentally ill, he is not insane under the law, and society deserves its pound of flesh from him.

  3. Betsy Brantner-Smith:

    As a police officer for 29 years, I did everything from, dealt with mentally ill people … to negotiating people into letting their hostages go and talking to people out of killing themselves and delivering a baby, and tasering somebody 30 years younger than me through a neighborhood who just committed a burglary, and everything in between, in today's atmosphere, [there is] the expectation that police officers are going to have so much more specialty training, especially when we're talking about mental illness and and utilization of various different kinds of weapons and making sure that we're always exactly within policy and things like that.

  4. Toshihiko Matsumoto:

    What is needed from now on is to create a soft system where officials from the department of health ask how the patient is doing, most mentally ill patients do not do such a thing.

  5. Senior Officer Deon Joseph:

    It is a predators' paradise. They are attracted to this place. They often target the mentally ill, some of whom are nonverbal, others who believe they are Santa Claus and no one is going to believe a word they say.

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  • πνευματικά άρρωστοςGreek
  • mielialahäiriöinen, mielisairasFinnish
  • मानसिक रूप से बीमारHindi
  • bolnav mintalRomanian

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