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maladjustment

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noun mal·ad·just·ment \-ˈjəs(t)-mənt\

Definition of maladjustment

  1. :  poor, faulty, or inadequate adjustment



1833

First Known Use of maladjustment

1833


Medical Dictionary

maladjustment

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noun mal·ad·just·ment \ˌmal-ə-ˈjəs(t)-mənt\

Medical Definition of maladjustment

  1. :  poor, faulty, or inadequate adjustment; especially :  failure to reach a satisfactory adjustment between one's desires and the conditions of one's life <emotional maladjustments> <symptoms of maladjustment…in early childhood—Psychological Abstracts>

  2. mal·ad·just·ed \-əd\play adjective
    mal·ad·jus·tive \-iv\play adjective




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