Adjustment vs Adjusting - What's the difference?

adjustment | adjusting |

As nouns the difference between adjustment and adjusting

is that adjustment is a small change; a minor correction; a modification while adjusting is adjustment.

As a verb adjusting is

present participle of lang=en.




(en noun)
  • a small change; a minor correction; a modification
  • The credit card company made an adjustment to my account to waive the late fee.
  • The behavioural process of balancing conflicting needs, or needs against obstacles in the environment.
  • When Jim graduated, he found adjustment to the working world difficult.


    * change * correction * modification

    See also

    * (wikipedia)




  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • adjustment
  • * 1919 , The Cornell Countryman (volumes 17-18, page 264)
  • The big economic shiftings and adjustings pinch us now and then; and we shall save energy if we adapt ourselves forthwith, without reviling the rest of the family.