[mal-ad-uh p-tey-shuh n]
- incomplete, inadequate, or faulty adaptation.
Origin of maladaptation
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Examples from the Web for maladaptation
For nothing can be clearer than that Nature is full of cruelty and maladaptation.
Out of that maladaptation and the discontent and rebellion will arise her neurosis.The Nervous Housewife
Word Origin and History for maladaptation
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