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mal·ad·just·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. maladjustmentnoun

    the condition of being unable to adapt properly to your environment with resulting emotional instability

Wiktionary

  1. maladjustmentnoun

    A poor or faulty adjustment, especially of a mechanism

  2. maladjustmentnoun

    The inability to adjust oneself to the needs of others, or to the stresses of normal life

ChatGPT

  1. maladjustment

    Maladjustment is a psychological term that refers to a failure or inability to cope with the demands or challenges of a particular environment or situation, often manifested through behavior that deviates from the social norms or expectations. It may indicate underlying emotional or psychological issues and can negatively impact a person's ability to interact effectively or appropriately with others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maladjustmentnoun

    a bad adjustment

  2. Etymology: [Mal- + adjustment.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Maladjustment

    mal-ad-just′ment, n. a wrong adjustment.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of maladjustment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of maladjustment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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