maladjusted Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˌmæl.əˈdʒʌs.tɪd/
A maladjusted ​person, usually a ​child, has been ​raised in a way that does not ​prepare them well for the ​demands of ​life, which often ​leads to ​problems with ​behaviour in the ​future: a ​residentialschool for ​disturbed and maladjusted ​children
noun [U] uk   us   /-mənt/
antisocialbehaviour and other ​signs of maladjustment
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