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mal·ad·just·ed

 (măl′ə-jŭs′tĭd)
adj.
1. Poorly adjusted: a maladjusted carburetor.
2. Inadequately adjusted to the demands or stresses of daily living.

maladjusted

(ˌmæləˈdʒʌstɪd)
adj
1. (Psychology) psychol suffering from maladjustment
2. badly adjusted

mal•ad•just•ed

(ˌmæl əˈdʒʌs tɪd)

adj.
badly or unsatisfactorily adjusted, esp. to one's social circumstances, environment, etc.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.maladjusted - poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living; "a maladjusted child"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
adjusted - adjusted to demands of daily living; showing emotional stability
2.maladjusted - emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationshipsmaladjusted - emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships
psychoneurotic, neurotic - affected with emotional disorder
3.maladjusted - not well adjustedmaladjusted - not well adjusted; "a maladjusted carburetor"
unadjusted - not altered to fit certain requirements; "an unadjusted figure of 8.5 percent"; "the unadjusted clock is running fast";

maladjusted

adjective disturbed, hung-up (slang), alienated, unstable, estranged, neurotic a school for maladjusted children
Translations

maladjusted

[ˈmæləˈdʒʌstɪd] ADJ (Psych) → inadaptado

maladjusted

[ˌmæləˈdʒʌstɪd] adjinadapté(e)

maladjusted

adj (Psych, Sociol) → verhaltensgestört; psychologically maladjustedverhaltensgestört; emotionally maladjustedemotional gestört; maladjusted youthsfehlangepasste or nicht angepasste Jugendliche pl

maladjusted

[ˌmæləˈdʒʌstɪd] adj (Psych) → disadattato/a

maladjusted

a. inadaptado-a, incapaz de adaptarse al medio social y de soportar tensiones.
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