maladjusted

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adjective mal·ad·just·ed \ˌma-lə-ˈjəs-təd\

Definition of maladjusted

  1. :  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

1886

First Known Use of maladjusted

1886


MALADJUSTED Defined for English Language Learners

maladjusted

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adjective mal·ad·just·ed \ˌma-lə-ˈjəs-təd\

Definition of maladjusted for English Language Learners

  • : not able to deal with other people in a normal or healthy way


MALADJUSTED Defined for Kids

maladjusted

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adjective mal·ad·just·ed \ˌma-lə-ˈjə-stəd\

Definition of maladjusted for Students

  1. :  not able to deal with other people in a normal or healthy way <a maladjusted person>


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