disproportion


noun

  1. lack of proportion; lack of proper relationship in size, number, etc.: architectural disproportions.
  2. something out of proportion: the disproportions of an awkward body.

verb (used with object)

  1. to make disproportionate.

noun

  1. lack of proportion or equality
  2. an instance of disparity or inequality

verb

  1. (tr) to cause to become exaggerated or unequal
n.

1550s; see dis- + proportion.

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