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The second great problem is that of maladjustment in thought.

The third problem is that of maladjustment of buildings to community needs.

It represents rather a defect—a maladjustment which should be rectified.

But in fact such activity is explosive, and due to maladjustment with surroundings.

It was in those days that I first became critical of my life and burdened with a sense of error and maladjustment.

In a race of inferior animals, any maladjustment is quickly removed by natural selection.

This change or adjustment leads to a maladjustment requiring a new adjustment.

No brain or nervous system is perfect, so the problem is one of the incapacity which causes the maladjustment.

The maladies and defects which we detect in modern industry are but the measure of a present maladjustment.

Progress means a better adjustment, and the discomfort of maladjustment is the spur to improvement.

WORD ORIGIN

1823, from mal- + adjustment.

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