What does dysfunctional mean?

Definitions for dysfunctionaldɪsˈfʌŋk ʃən əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dysfunctional(adj)

    impaired in function; especially of a bodily system or organ

  2. dysfunctional, nonadaptive(adj)

    (of a trait or condition) failing to serve an adjustive purpose

    "dysfunctional behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. dysfunctional(Adjective)

    Functioning incorrectly or abnormally.

Freebase

  1. Dysfunctional

    Dysfunctional is the fifth studio album by heavy metal band Dokken, released in 1995. It was the band's first release after reuniting in 1993. Although the album entered the chart respectably at #47 at a time when 1980s hard rock and heavy metal had largely declined, sales quickly dropped off and were not enough to reach gold RIAA certification. According to Don Dokken, the album sold around 400,000 copies. The song "Too High to Fly" was released as a single from the album and was a minor hit. As of 2009, it is the only song from the post-1980s portion of the bands' back catalogue that is still performed live, albeit only occasionally.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dysfunctional in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dysfunctional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Berton Averre:

    To err is dysfunctional, to forgive co-dependent.

  2. Aaron David Miller:

    You have a dysfunctional relationship between Netanyahu and Obama.

  3. Igor Gavran:

    There is no alternative to the EU, bosnia is so dysfunctional that even this dysfunctional EU, as it seems to be at the moment, is still a role model for Bosnia.

  4. State John Kerry:

    If we don't lead, future generations will not forgive us, they will want to know how we together could possibly have been so blind, so ideological, so dysfunctional and, frankly, so stubborn.

  5. Daniel Feller:

    Yes, Congress has become habitually dysfunctional. For it to be habitually dysfunctional is new, the one case that you can look back to where Congress had been equally and even more dysfunctional is the 1850s and of course that is not encouraging because of what happened at the end of that.

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