disproportion

[ dis-pruh-pawr-shuh n, -pohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF disproportion
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Only one soul saved out of every six—how fearful was the disproportion!

Moreover, his feelings were hurt by the disproportion of their respective ages.

And do you consider truth to be akin to proportion or to disproportion?

And once more, the inharmonious and unseemly nature can only tend to disproportion?

In all cities the disproportion is greater than in the country.

The disproportion between my motives and other men's is too great to be normal.

They do not remember that disproportion in such matters is fatal.

There, the disproportion is striking between the work and the result.

If the disproportion is too great the only resort is embryotomy.

At Coal Harbor the disproportion was much greater than elsewhere.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s; see dis- + proportion.

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