Definition of misadjusted in US English:

misadjusted

adjective

  • Badly adjusted.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Taylor (1787–1865), writer on theology, artist, and inventor. Either from misadjust + -ed, or from mis- + adjusted.

Pronunciation

misadjusted

/ˌmɪsəˈdʒʌstɪd/