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ill-adjusted Line breaks: ill-adjust¦ed

Definition of ill-adjusted in English:


(Of a person) mentally and emotionally unstable: ill-adjusted parents
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  • There was seldom a moment in my otherwise ill-adjusted childhood during which I didn't think I was someone else.
  • Far from ill-adjusted, he was later reported to have worked with his partner, Edmonds, for eleven years "without a word of disagreement".
  • Science fiction books and fantasy novels are read by people ill-adjusted to reality.
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