inadequate personality


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in·ad·e·quate per·son·al·i·ty

a personality disorder, characterized by personal and social ineptness plus emotional and physical instability, that renders someone unable to cope with the normal vicissitudes of life.

inadequate personality

[inad′əkwit]
Etymology: L, in, not, adaequare, to equal, personalis, of a person
a personality characterized by a lack of physical stamina, emotional immaturity, social instability, poor judgment, reduced motivation, ineptness-especially in interpersonal relationships-and an inability to adapt or react effectively to new or stressful situations.

in·ad·e·quate per·so·nal·i·ty

(in-ad'ĕ-kwăt pĕr'sŏn-al'i-tē)
A personality disorder, characterized by personal and social ineptness plus emotional and physical instability, which renders the person unable to cope with the normal vicissitudes of life.

inadequate personality

A personality type in which the individual is ineffective and is physically and emotionally unable to cope with the normal stress of living.
See also: personality