Examples from the Web for maladjustment
It's not a superficial cure for maladjustment that we're after, Captain Hunter, but the cause.The Cartels Jungle|Irving E. Cox, Jr.
Progress means a better adjustment, and the discomfort of maladjustment is the spur to improvement.Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen
The maladies and defects which we detect in modern industry are but the measure of a present maladjustment.The Evolution of Modern Capitalism|John Atkinson Hobson
The second great problem is that of maladjustment in thought.Church Cooperation in Community Life|Paul L. Vogt
There is plenty of waste and maladjustment in our economic system at the present time.Supply and Demand|Hubert D. Henderson
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Culture definitions for maladjustment
Inability to react successfully and satisfactorily to the demands of one's environment. Though the term applies to a wide range of biological and social conditions, it often implies an individual's failure to meet social or cultural expectations. In psychology, the term generally refers to unsatisfactory behavior patterns that cause anxiety and require psychotherapy.