Definition of maladjustment
: poor, faulty, or inadequate adjustment
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Medical Definition of maladjustment
: 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>
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