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Meaning of DISPROPORTIONATE

Pronunciation:  `dispru'powrshunit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not proportionate
  2. [adj]  out of proportion
 

DISPROPORTIONATE is a 16 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: disproportional, incommensurate
 
 Antonyms: proportionate
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis`pro*por"tion*ate\, a.
Not proportioned; unsymmetrical; unsuitable to something else
in bulk, form, value, or extent; out of proportion;
inadequate; as, in a perfect body none of the limbs are
disproportionate; it is wisdom not to undertake a work
disproportionate means. -- {Dis`pro*por"tion*ate*ly}, adv. --
{Dis`pro*por"tion*ate*ness}, n.

 
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