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parataxic

[ par-uh-tak-sik ]
/ ˌpær əˈtæk sɪk /
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adjective Psychology.
of or characterized by emotional maladjustment.
of or related to a lack of harmony between attitudes, ideas, etc., and other aspects of an individual's personality.
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Origin of parataxic

First recorded in 1935–40; paratax(is) + -ic
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