AskDefine | Define maladjustment

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maladjustment n : the condition of being unable to adapt properly to your environment with resulting emotional instability

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Noun

  1. A poor or faulty adjustment, especially of a mechanism
  2. The inability to adjust oneself to the needs of others, or to the stresses of normal life

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