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Definition of Disproportion
Disproportion Dis`pro*por"tion, n. [Pref. dis- + proportion:
cf. F. disproportion.]
1. Want of proportion in form or quantity; lack of symmetry;
as, the arm may be in disproportion to the body; the
disproportion of the length of a building to its height.
2. Want of suitableness, adequacy, or due proportion to an
end or use; unsuitableness; disparity; as, the
disproportion of strength or means to an object.
DisproportionDisproportion Dis`pro*por"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Disproportioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Disproportioning.]
To make unsuitable in quantity, form, or fitness to an end;
to violate symmetry in; to mismatch; to join unfitly.
To shape my legs of an unequal size; To disproportion
me in every part. --Shak.
A degree of strength altogether disproportioned to the
extent of its territory. --Prescott.
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