What does maladaptive mean?

Definitions for maladaptive-əˈdæp tɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word maladaptive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maladaptive(adj)

    showing faulty adaptation


  1. maladaptive(Adjective)

    Showing inadequate or faulty adaptation to a new situation


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maladaptive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maladaptive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bernard Biermann:

    Adolescence is a time of tremendous stress and it seems like today’s teens have unusually high, often unreasonable, expectations for themselves, as a result, depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns are increasingly common as are maladaptive behaviors such as substance abuse, self-injury, eating disorders and other forms of unhealthy coping.

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Translations for maladaptive

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • DesadaptativoSpanish
  • कु-अनुकूलितHindi
  • неприспособленнымRussian

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