maladjustment

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

Definition of maladjustment

:poor, faulty, or inadequate adjustment

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First Known Use of maladjustment

1833


Medical Dictionary

maladjustment

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

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

maladjusted

play \-əd\ adjective

maladjustive

play \-iv\ adjective

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