adjective Psychology.
  1. of or characterized by emotional maladjustment.
  2. of or related to a lack of harmony between attitudes, ideas, etc., and other aspects of an individual's personality.

Origin of parataxic

First recorded in 1935–40; paratax(is) + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018