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mis- +‎ adjust


misadjust (third-person singular simple present misadjusts, present participle misadjusting, simple past and past participle misadjusted)

  1. (transitive) To adjust wrongly or unsuitably.
    • 1861, Isaac Taylor, The Spirit of Hebrew Poetry
      following the daily routine of Scripture lessons in the track of the misadjusted order

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for misadjust in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)