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

  • adj. Not having been adjusted to conform to new data or information: an unadjusted figure of 8.5 percent.
  • adj. Not having adapted to new conditions: several unadjusted refugees.
  • adj. Needing to be made operable or accurate by adjusting or regulating: an unadjusted clock that is running fast.

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  • adj. Not adjusted, especially not altered to fit new or changed data or circumstances

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  • adj. not altered to fit certain requirements
  • adj. not having adapted to new conditions


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un- +‎ adjusted


  • In September, the Federal Labor Office had recorded 3.031 million jobless in unadjusted terms, and 3.188 million in seasonally-adjusted terms.

    German Inflation Remains Subdued

  • He argued that conscious anti-Semites, especially "the 'unadjusted' veterans," would identify unconsciously with the GIs: "just demobilized, ordinary, white native Protestant, 'our kind, '— a band of comrades with battle records, plagued by the unhappinesses and insecurities of that new, troubling No Man's Land between war and postwar."

    Caught in the Crossfire: Adrian Scott and the Politics of Americanism in 1940s Hollywood

  • Since we cannot completely live these tendencies down, we are all more or less "unadjusted" and ill adapted.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • All county and metro figures are unadjusted, meaning that they don't factor seasonal fluctuations, such as the start of school or winter slowdown of construction.

  • However, the Department of Homeland Security's practice of jailing "unadjusted" refugees after a year is indefensible.


  • America's mental health problems may be more than a matter of some "unadjusted" individuals.

    Signs of the Times

  • They hold that the problem of mental health in a society is only that of the number of 'unadjusted' individuals, and not of a possible unadjustment of the culture itself. "

    Bruce E. Levine: Thinking Critically About Scientology, Psychiatry, and Their Feud

  • When we run our analysis with the unadjusted measure, however, our conclusions do not change.

    American Grace

  • The Commerce Department on Monday is due with figures expected to show personal incomes, before tax and unadjusted for inflation, rising about 5% in February from a year earlier.

    Income Gains Not Lifting All Boats

  • Compared with a year earlier, core machinery orders were up 6.8%, unadjusted for seasonal factors.

    Japan Machinery Orders Post Surprise Gain


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