Definition of Disproportional

1. Adjective. Out of proportion.

Exact synonyms: Disproportionate
Antonyms: Proportionate



Definition of Disproportional

1. a. Not having due proportion to something else; not having proportion or symmetry of parts; unsuitable in form, quantity or value; inadequate; unequal; as, a disproportional limb constitutes deformity in the body; the studies of youth should not be disproportional to their understanding.

Definition of Disproportional

1. Adjective. disproportionate ¹

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Definition of Disproportional

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Disproportional

disprizes
disprizing
disprofess
disprofit
disprofitable
disproof
disproofs
dispropertied
disproperties
disproperty
dispropertying
disproportion
disproportionable
disproportionableness
disproportionably
disproportional (current term)
disproportionalities
disproportionality
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disproportionate dwarfism
disproportionated
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disproportionateness
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disproportionating
disproportionating enzyme
disproportionation
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disproportioned

Literary usage of Disproportional

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lucky War: Third Army in Desert Storm by Richard M. Swain (1999)
"There seems little question that the initial response by C Company was warranted, and the results of the C Company fight were not disproportional. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"But though the occasion Is privileged, and strong and violent language Is used, disproportional to the occasion, It may raise an inference of malice, ..."

3. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... disproportional, . . out of proportion, disproportionate; ... out of proportion, disproportional; ..."

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