Maladjusted



[mal-uh-juhs-tid] /ˌmæl əˈdʒʌs tɪd/

adjective
1.
badly or unsatisfactorily , especially in relationship to one’s social circumstances, environment, etc.
/ˌmæləˈdʒʌstɪd/
adjective
1.
(psychol) suffering from maladjustment
2.
badly adjusted
adj.

1846, from mal- + adjusted (see adjust).

maladjusted mal·ad·just·ed (māl’ə-jus’tĭd)
adj.
Inadequately adjusted to the demands or stresses of daily living.

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