misadjusted

adjective
mis·​ad·​just·​ed | \ ˌmis-ə-ˈjə-stəd How to pronounce misadjusted (audio) \

Definition of misadjusted

: incorrectly or improperly adjusted a problem caused by a misadjusted switch A misadjusted brake position sensor will also cause the brake lights to stay on.— Junior Damato

First Known Use of misadjusted

1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Misadjusted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misadjusted. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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