Etymology
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maladjusted (adj.)

"inadequately adjusted," 1846, from mal- + adjusted (see adjust). In modern use, especially "inadequately adapted to one's social environment" (by 1930).

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Definitions of maladjusted

maladjusted (adj.)
poorly adjusted to demands and stresses of daily living;
a maladjusted child
maladjusted (adj.)
emotionally unstable and having difficulty coping with personal relationships;
Synonyms: disturbed
maladjusted (adj.)
not well adjusted;
a maladjusted carburetor
From wordnet.princeton.edu