misadjustment

noun
mis·​ad·​just·​ment | \ ˌmis-ə-ˈjəst-mənt How to pronounce misadjustment (audio) \
plural misadjustments

Definition of misadjustment

: incorrect or improper adjustment The seats at some events are equipped with radiators to warm the bottoms of the spectators, although a slight misadjustment could give new meaning to the term "standing room only."— Bob Ford

First Known Use of misadjustment

1827, in the meaning defined above

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