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UNSOUNDNESS. Vide Crib-biting; Roaring; Soundness.

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Prichard on "Soundness and Unsoundness of Mind" that attempts to address the question "by what distinguishing characteristics are we led to pronounce as to the presence or absence of such a state of the mental faculties as renders a man incompetent to the management of his affairs?
1973) ("There is nothing in the Copyright Act to suggest that the courts are to pass upon the truth or falsity, the soundness or unsoundness, of the views embodied in a copyrighted work.
This is not usually done by arguing the matter directly, but rather by establishing the unsoundness of the opponent's argument.
Versfeld kom wel naby aan die idee van die waansin van die kunstenaar, met sy oortuiging dat die digter 'n bepaalde unsoundness of mind (93/138) het, maar laasgenoemde het heel min met 'n gesekulariseerde inspirasie-idee te maak en alles met die verset teen 'n dominante vorm van redelikheid.
As long as the practitioner certifies the persona lunatic a certification that the magistrate could likely predict, given that he appoints the practitioner--the magistrate may consider a broad range of conditions to constitute unsoundness of the mind.
will be in addition to the existing grounds for divorce, which include adultery, cruelty, desertion, conversion to another religion, unsoundness of mind, virulent and incurable form of leprosy, venereal disease in a communicable form, renouncement of the world and not heard as being alive for a period of seven years.
The grounds inter alia include adultery, cruelty, desertion, conversion to another religion, unsoundness of mind, renouncement of the world and not heard as being alive for a period of seven years or more.
When market participants are subject to a welter of such government interventions, they may allocate resources in a way that allows distortions and imbalances to cumulate until the burdens these mistakes entail can no longer be sustained, and a sudden crash reveals the unsoundness of the overall economic structure.
Such businesses "are afraid even to look frightened for fear their unsoundness may be detected" (1873: 97).
For example, in Alabama the lieutenant governor succeeds to the governorship "in case of the governor's removal from office, death or resignation," and "[i]n case of the impeachment of the governor, his absence from the state for more than twenty days, unsoundness of mind, or other disability.