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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELL-ADJUSTED

Equilibrium results from that well-adjusted opposition of forces.

There should be a well-adjusted thermometer in every sick-room.

You were rescued, and came out of your suit as well-adjusted, as balanced as you'd gone in.

She had long since abandoned any hope of Madeleine being, even by stretching the norm, a well-adjusted girl.

Only by well-adjusted taxation was it possible to meet the public necessities.

The hands in their well-adjusted gloves were large even for her unusual height.

Because if the Plumies were hostile, a well-adjusted, normal man would never think as much like them as a Taine.

Did you have any impression as to whether he was a man who was well-adjusted, poorly adjusted, or otherwise?

Such things could never exist in connection with a really spiritual or even a well-adjusted mind.

Ask Him what He thinks of it, and hearken, with a subject will and a well-adjusted conscience, to His reply.

WORD ORIGIN

1735, in reference to mechanisms, etc., from well (adv.) + past participle of adjust. In reference to emotional balance, recorded from 1959.

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