Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In criminal law ahd medical jurisprudence. Personal or individual peculiarities of mind and disposition which markedly distinguish the subject from the ordinary, normal or average types of men, but do not amount to mental unsoundness or insanity. Ekin v. McCracken, 11 Phila. (Pa.) 535.