dysfunctional

[ dis-fuhngk-shuh-nl ]SEE DEFINITION OF dysfunctional
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It is this unaccomplished, uneasy metamorphosis that tore the social fabric of CEE apart, rendering it poisoned and dysfunctional.

The West knew that these institutions were dysfunctional – but not to which breathtaking extent.

WORD ORIGIN

1917, from dysfunction + -al (1). Related: Dysfunctionally.

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