Definitions for maladaptive-əˈdæp tɪv

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mal•ad•ap•ta•tionˌmæl æd əpˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. incomplete, inadequate, or faulty adaptation.

Origin of maladaptation:

1875–80

mal`a•dap′tive-əˈdæp tɪv(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maladaptive(adj)

    showing faulty adaptation

Wiktionary

  1. maladaptive(Adjective)

    Showing inadequate or faulty adaptation to a new situation

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