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disproportional

[dis-pruh-pawr-shuh-nl, -pohr-]
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adjective
  1. not in proportion; disproportionate.
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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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Historical Examples

  • The expenditures of the bankrupt have been disproportional to his fortune.

    Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau

    Honore de Balzac

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