from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having adapted or conformed suitably to new conditions: a well-adjusted new student.
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- adj. Suitably adapted to new conditions.
- adj. Free from any psychological disorder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. free from psychological disorder
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I expected to read about some crack-pot or delusional teen-ager, but instead the leader of the Cult of Cthulhu is intelligent, good-humored, and seems well-adjusted.
But he was also drawn to the way Meyers explored the messy matter of divorce — and the way two well-adjusted ex-spouses try getting back together.
The idea itself, that lack of religious views make these places well-adjusted and happy, seems to ignore some basic groundwork about other factors involved-it may well turn out to be location, strategically and otherwise, cultural history, and any number of other factors.
Middle class teens and early-twenties don't actually NEED jobs, they should sponge off their parents - that is how normal, well-adjusted European kids do it.
And why is it that unsophisticated parents who take the job seriously have just as much success raising happy, well-adjusted children as, say, child psychologists?
So you may be "well-adjusted" to an unhealthy life.
It is “hypomania” that allows me to write 10,000 words in a single day, come up with endless ideas, and generally tap into thoughts that well-adjusted people steer clear of.
They should have 2 well-adjusted, well behavied ladies on their hands when they grow up.
Anyway, my heart goes out to all of those wonderful moms who continue to do such a great job of raising healthy, well-adjusted children.
The second is that if you are a reasonably well-adjusted and happy person, your kids probably will be, too.