misadjusted

adjective mis·ad·just·ed \ ˌmis-ə-ˈjə-stəd \

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

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