Definition of maladjusted
: poorly or inadequately adjusted; specifically : lacking harmony with one's environment from failure to adjust one's desires to the conditions of one's life
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Alongside the traditional sheet music and socially maladjusted students are electronic keyboards, mixing software, and MIDI files.
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First Known Use of maladjusted
MALADJUSTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maladjusted for English Language Learners
: not able to deal with other people in a normal or healthy way
MALADJUSTED Defined for Kids
Definition of maladjusted for Students
: not able to deal with other people in a normal or healthy way a maladjusted person
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