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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Poorly adjusted: a maladjusted carburetor.
  • adj. Inadequately adjusted to the demands or stresses of daily living.

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  • adj. Badly adjusted to the demands and stresses of daily living; unable to cope.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not well adjusted
  • adj. poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living
  • adj. emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships

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