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Oxford dictionary definition of the word maladaptive:
unsuitably adapted or adapting poorly to (a situation, purpose, etc)
not encouraging adaptation
Example Sentences Including ‘maladaptive’
A standard therapy would include measures of pain and maladaptive behaviour such as guarding and activity avoidance.
But the physiological phenomena persist and are now maladaptive to a life of safety and security.
Herman, Judith Lewis TRAUMA AND RECOVERY
Gollum displays pervasive maladaptive behaviour that has been present since childhood with a persistent disease course.
MAIL AND GUARDIAN (2004)