Definition of misproportion in English:

misproportion

noun

  • A lack of proportion.

    ‘this misproportion has made the film long-winded and confused’
    ‘a misproportion between wages in the coalmining industry and other sectors’
    • ‘Forceps are indicated in all labours which are difficult or impossible to complete, from misproportion between the head and pelvis.’
    • ‘The plant forms are strange and various, with a contrasting range of grace and clumsiness and even misproportion.’
    • ‘Mixture and misproportion have always been a vital part of satirical technique.’
    • ‘He is guilty of an extraordinary misproportion in the development of his material.’
    • ‘There was the usual misproportion to the extent and produce of the farm.’
    disparity, variance, unevenness, polarity, contrast, variation, disproportion, lopsidedness, lack of harmony, lack of relation
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Pronunciation

misproportion

/mɪsprəˈpɔːʃ(ə)n/