Definition of Maladaptations

1. Noun. (plural of maladaptation) ¹



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Definition of Maladaptations

1. maladaptation [n] - See also: maladaptation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maladaptations

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maladaptations (current term)
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maladies
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Literary usage of Maladaptations

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1. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association (1921)
"As Mr. Wallas puts it, they may be thought of as society's analysis of its maladaptations. Analysis must begin with our case-recording, and our histories ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1878)
"... to us 42 when we recognize that the nature of man and beast and of all the world is changing, is going somewhere. The silly maladaptations in organic ..."

3. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"It traces the gradual decline of mental power with advancing age, the losses due to brain disease, and the maladaptations that appear in insanity and other ..."

4. Societal Evolution: A Study of the Evolutionary Basis of the Science of Society by Albert Galloway Keller (1915)
"... tactics would be ineffective as maladaptations. This may be regretted, but it is quite inevitable. Similar mass-organization is visible everywhere in ..."

5. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"In the words of Crozier : "The subject to which we refer in speaking of the bureaucratic phenomenon is that of maladaptations, the inadequacies, ..."

6. Character and Temperament by Joseph Jastrow (1921)
"... less intensely, such maladaptations as flickering flames and "beating" tones are unpleasant. Both violate the natural and favorable mode of functioning. ..."

7. Mental Adjustments by Frederic Lyman Wells (1917)
"... of mental maladaptations. They must hold the earlier years firmly to the satisfaction of concrete endeavor, of external result, and train these years to ..."

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