mal·​ad·​jus·​tive ˌma-lə-ˈjə-stiv How to pronounce maladjustive (audio)
: not conducive to adjustment

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of maladjustive was in 1928

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“Maladjustive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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