maladjustment maladjustment


  • (n) the condition of being unable to adapt properly to your environment with resulting emotional instability


  1. Crosnoe's study focused specifically on how obesity predicts maladjustment, and how maladjustment predicts college enrollment.
  2. They collaborate blissfully, move in together and then face a period of maladjustment.
  3. On campuses where guitars and banjos were once symptoms of hopeless maladjustment, country twanging has acquired new status.
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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /