Definitions for disproportionateˌdɪs prəˈpɔr ʃə nɪt, -ˈpoʊr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dis•pro•por•tion•ateˌdɪs prəˈpɔr ʃə nɪt, -ˈpoʊr-(adj.)

  1. not proportionate; out of proportion, as in size or number.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disproportionate, disproportional(adj)

    out of proportion

  2. disproportionate(adj)

    not proportionate

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. disproportionate(adjective)ˌdɪs prəˈpɔr ʃə nɪt, -ˈpoʊr-

    not the right size in relation to sth else

    a disproportionate amount of money; a disease that disproportionately affects low-income people


  1. disproportionate(Verb)

    To undergo disproportionation

  2. disproportionate(Adjective)

    Not proportionate.

  3. disproportionate(Adjective)

    Out of proportion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disproportionate(adj)

    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

Translations for disproportionate

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(often with to ) too large or too small in relation to something else

His head looks disproportionate (to his body).

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