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disproportional

[ dis-pruh-pawr-shuh-nl, -pohr- ]
/ ˌdɪs prəˈpɔr ʃə nl, -ˈpoʊr- /
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adjective

not in proportion; disproportionate.

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Nearby words

dispraise, dispread, disprize, disproof, disproportion, disproportional, disproportionate, disproportionation, disprove, dispur, disputable

Origin of disproportional

First recorded in 1600–10; dis-1 + proportional
Related formsdis·pro·por·tion·al·i·ty, dis·pro·por·tion·al·ness, noundis·pro·por·tion·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for disproportional

  • Pretty much like this act, so disproportional to the occasion, is Mr. Gladstone's leap out of the ministry to follow his book.'

    The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)|John Morley
  • The expenditures of the bankrupt have been disproportional to his fortune.