[ pruh-pawr-shuh nd, -pohr- ]
/ prəˈpɔr ʃənd, -ˈpoʊr- /


adjusted to proper proportion or relation.
having proportions as specified: a badly proportioned room.

Origin of proportioned

First recorded in 1350–1400, proportioned is from the Middle English word proporcioned. See proportion, -ed2

Related forms

non·pro·por·tioned, adjectiveun·der·pro·por·tioned, adjectiveun·pro·por·tioned, adjectivewell-pro·por·tioned, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for well-proportioned


adjective (well proportioned when postpositive)

having the correct or desirable relationship between constituent parts with respect to size, number, or degree
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