Definitions

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  • adj. Experiencing an imbalance, out of balance.

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  • adj. being or thrown out of equilibrium

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Examples

  • I pushed back, tried to explain imbalanced gendered power structures and emotional abuse, cited statistics and studies.

    Out of the way « Planning the Day

  • The direct impact of a long-term imbalanced sex ratio at birth is the emergence of "gradient marriage squeeze," it said.

    The Times of India

  • On national housing policy: He believes that although "homeownership is a very important national goal," federal policy is "imbalanced" - overwhelmingly favoring single-family ownership over rental housing options, which tend to allow greater density and more-efficient land use.

    Business - BostonHerald.com

  • For instance, while Mr. Obama has spoken about reducing trade barriers, he also talked during his speech in Tokyo on Saturday of making sure that the United States and Asia do not return to a cycle - which he termed "imbalanced" - in which American consumerism causes Asians to look at the United States as mainly an export market.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The fact that someone just managed to kill you doesn't mean the whole class in imbalanced.

    The DK is OP

  • Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske called the imbalanced budget "balanced."

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • Here she goes again, disdaining many Americans by suggesting they are "imbalanced".

    Pelosi gets emotional about political climate

  • Ahn Byung-chan, called an "imbalanced" foreign-exchange market.

    Seoul Steps Up Campaign

  • I may have also supplied variations on those two, substituting "imbalanced" for "unbalanced."

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  • Now they want a manager capable of working the transfer market and bringing in good signings to improve an 'imbalanced' squad.

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