[dis-pruh-pawr-shuh-nl, -pohr-]


not in proportion; disproportionate.

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 of disproportionally

  • His head is very well moulded, and also extremely large, but not disproportionally large for his massive shoulders.

  • Any exhaustive story therefore is as unnecessary as it would be disproportionally large.

    With our Fighting Men

    William E. Sellers