Noun(1) lack of proportion; imbalance among the parts of something
(1) But in the case of China and Taiwan, the disproportion in scale of population and power between the mainland and the island is enormous.(2) In China today, the more literate provinces tend in fact to have somewhat higher, not lower, sex ratios at birth; and in India it is urban, not rural, areas in which the disproportion between boys and girls is greatest.(3) In the late 19th and early 20th C. the US Army had a huge disproportion of off-the-boat Irish Catholics.(4) The disproportion between the sculpture and the human throng reminded me of a device employed by Piranesi in his engravings of ancient Rome.(5) All sustained strategic bombing campaigns, moreover, depend on a disproportion between the economic resources of the attacking and defending sides.(6) Since our inclination is usually to evade what's difficult, we may find an increasing disproportion between our power and our depth.(7) That disproportion brings unhappiness we know - not always, of course, practicing proportionality ourselves.(8) That was when I began to notice the obscene disproportion of taxpayers' money spent on London.(9) When people criticise the Government's apparent obsession with spin and presentation, they are really criticising the disproportion between the energy of the apparatus and the modesty of the outcome.(10) In itself that is a limitation, it might be regarded as a disproportion ; no matter, there is no help - he must work within the limits of his love.(11) In a number of AdÔö£┬┐s's works there is a curious disproportion between the scale of the music's emotional impact and the amount of time it takes to achieve that impact.(12) But, it's not the wedding I resent as much as the disproportion of it all.(13) The disproportion between his new self-perception and his actual social status as an ordinary businessman and later as a derided cult leader was unbearable.(14) An awareness that a tragic disproportion of black Americans are poor has been a hallmark of civic awareness among educated Americans for 40 years now.(15) there is a disproportion between the scale of expenditure and any benefit that could possibly result(16) In the foreseeable future, the disproportion between the United States and any other state will widen.
1. inconsistency ::
3. imbalance ::
4. disproportion ::
5. incompatibility ::
6. repugnancy ::
7. discrepancy ::
8. in-coordination ::
Different Formsdisproportion, disproportional, disproportionate, disproportions
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