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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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In the public interest, maladjustments between groups and groups, individuals and individuals, individuals and groups must be eliminated wherever they exist.
So from infancy onward, we may find ourselves socially marginalized by our physical appearance, aggressiveness, defensiveness, inability to interpret social cues or kindred forms of maladjustments. While these flaws are by no means fatal to our future success, Prinstein concludes that they will almost certainly take a toll on our health, happiness and often our professional advancement.
These new ideas include the elimination of cases of double non-taxation', which remain because of some "maladjustments" of national tax regimes; the reinforcement of anti-abuse measures; and extending the application of the code of conduct of the EU in the field of corporate taxation.
In the textbook treatment, profits are an aberration to be competed away through an automatic adjustment process that equilibrates quantity supplied and quantity demanded rather than a necessary reward to the individuals who find and correct maladjustments (Leeson et al.
Despite such antisocial tendencies, such youngsters do not necessarily have salient psychological maladjustments. Although some researchers have found bullies to have lower self-esteem (Austin & Joseph, 1996), others have found that bullying has little association with self-esteem, anxiety, or loneliness (Kaukiainen et al., 2002; M.
What a marvellous way to describe your maladjustments.
leading to countless maladjustments, distortions, and stagnations."
Cos, "hearing loss in infants and children has been linked to life-long deficits in speech and language acquisition, poor academic performance, personal-social maladjustments, and emotional difficulties."
With this feature, however, he takes a more subdued approach to the obsessions, maladjustments and misadventures of "sexually inverted" Victorians recorded by Krafft-Ebing.
In response to a concern about "broken homes," "matriarchy," and "social maladjustments," reformers promoted the concepts of "self-care" to improve family life and--despite the inherent contradictions--"self-support" to reduce dependence through wage work.
Most of the existing surveys (a number of which take the form of appendices to books whose authors attempted to place their own theories in context) tend in fact to reproduce and update the scheme used by Haberler in Prosperity and Depression, which distinguishes monetary theories, over-investment theories, under-consumption, changes in costs, maladjustments, psychological theories, and harvest theories.