[mal-ad-uh p-tey-shuh n]
incomplete, inadequate, or faulty adaptation.
Origin of maladaptation
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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
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