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Meaning of MALADJUSTMENT

Pronunciation:  `malu'justmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the condition of being unable to adapt properly to your environment with resulting emotional instability
 

MALADJUSTMENT is a 13 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: personality disorder

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mal`ad*just"ment\, n. [Mal- + adjustment.]
A bad adjustment.

 
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 Related Terms: abnormality, anomaly, brain disease, crack-up, emotional disorder, emotional instability, functional nervous disorder, impropriety, inability, inadeptness, inadequacy, inadmissibility, inapplicability, inappositeness, inappropriateness, inaptitude, inaptness, inattentiveness, incapability, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency, indexterity, ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, inefficiency, ineptness, infelicity, insanity, irrelevance, irrelevancy, maladroitness, manic-depressive psychosis, mediocrity, melancholia, mental disorder, mental illness, mesalliance, misalliance, misjoinder, misjoining, mismatch, nervous breakdown, nervous disorder, neurosis, paranoia, pedestrianism, personality disorder, problems in living, psychosis, reaction, rustiness, schizophrenia, skill-lessness, social maladjustment, thoughtlessness, unaptness, uncleverness, uncongeniality, undeftness, undexterousness, undextrousness, unfitness, unfittedness, unintelligence, unproficiency, unschooledness, unskillfulness, unsuitability, untrainedness
 

 

 

 

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