maladjusted maladjusted  /ˌmæ lə ˈdʒə stɪd/


  1. (adj) poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living
  2. (adj) emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships
  3. (adj) not well adjusted


  1. Fundamentally skeptical, maladjusted, defeatist, the intellectuals felt thoroughly at home in the chaos and misery of the '30s.
  2. Sometimes you're working with maladjusted people.
  3. For the common run of modern maladjusted Japanese a leap into the volcano seems infinitely more attractive than to plunge a dagger into his vitals in the classic way.


  • Reward offered in Bath vandalism

    To the Editor: Last month, one or more maladjusted miscreants decided to break the back of the bench memorializing the six young men from Bath who died serving their country during the Vietnam War. This despicable act was the second assault on the bench and it must end here and now. read more
    on July 15, 2013     Source: The Times Record

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  1. "I put him in the Hall," Sanders said, laughing now. "I called him a maladjusted kid. I remember our first game against Chicago, he had already been in the Pro Bowl, he had already been classified as a cheap, dirty ballplayer -- I've called...
    on Aug 4, 2007 By: Sanders Source:

  2. "The players are ready to play..................we adjust ourselves well and there is no problem of being maladjusted here in Malaysia," Zhu said after China's first training session.
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Zhu Guanghu Source: China Daily

  3. Heston responded that school shootings have "nothing to do with guns. They have to do with maladjusted kids."
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Charlton Heston Source: Editor & Publisher

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