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adjusted

[ uh-juhs-tid ]
/ əˈdʒʌs tɪd /
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adjective
arranged or fitted properly: Properly adjusted shelving will accommodate books of various heights.
adapted to surroundings or circumstances (often used in combination): a well-adjusted child.
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Origin of adjusted

First recorded in 1665–75; adjust + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM adjusted

mis·ad·just·ed, adjectivequa·si-ad·just·ed, adjectiveun·ad·just·ed, adjectivewell-ad·just·ed, adjective
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Medical definitions for adjusted

adjusted
[ ə-jŭstĭd ]

adj.
Having achieved psychological balance, especially regarding others or the demands of everyday life.
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