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Maladjustment   Listen
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Maladjustment  n.  A bad adjustment.






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"Maladjustment" Quotes from Famous Books



... the sexual problem would be found very largely to have solved itself? I cannot offer any dogmatic answer to that query, though I have my own conviction that history will one day answer it with an unmistakable affirmative. What we can do even now is to notice that every maladjustment in our present social life tends to increase the amount of failure in true sex morality. All our callousness about social evils revenges itself upon us by confronting us with an increasingly menacing problem in this connection, ...
— Men, Women, and God • A. Herbert Gray

... The man's nerves were excitable and peculiar, and his wife adjusted herself to them by indulging them and working in every way to save him from friction. No woman could stand that constant work of adjustment which was in reality maladjustment, and this wife's nerves broke ...
— Nerves and Common Sense • Annie Payson Call

... conviviality. It is true, when, once, the bottle happened to be empty for a whole day together, Doctor Grimshawe was observed by crusty Hannah and by the children to be considerably fiercer than usual: so that probably, by some maladjustment of consequences, his intemperance was only to be found ...
— Doctor Grimshawe's Secret - A Romance • Nathaniel Hawthorne



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