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ill-proportioned

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective out of proportion in shape.
  • adjective lacking pleasing shape.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking pleasing proportions

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Examples

  • The characters are ill-proportioned so that it is sometimes hard to tell between an adult and a child; and overall it not clean or solid.

    Reading Journal: Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms

  • It's downright ill-proportioned which is why I think you want to pull it up.

    Pockets! - A Dress A Day

  • The characters are ill-proportioned so that it is sometimes hard to tell between an adult and a child; and overall it not clean or solid.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • Old Abe is approaching the podium, looking even more like a badly-dressed and ill-proportioned scarecrow suffering from a depressive disorder than he usually does.

    Mark Kleiman: If Ann Coulter Had Live-Blogged the Gettysburg Address

  • Then how do you manage to make the corselet well proportioned if it is to fit an ill-proportioned body?

    Memorabilia

  • T. Cook, p. 380 Or, “how do you make a well-proportioned corselet fit an ill-proportioned body? how well proportioned?”

    Memorabilia

  • If the jostling little fields and misshapen ill-proportioned farms, the untidy mines, refuse-heaps, factories, workers, slums and hovels and all the dire squalor of competitive industrialism had long since disappeared from the spectacle, there was still effort visible at every point in the layout of twenty-first-century exploitation.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • A stranger wandering through our world will be forgiven for supposing its inhabitants have a uniformly low level of aesthetic appreciation, and I am not the first to comment on the apparent popularity of ugly constructions, ill-proportioned homes and bland places for work.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • A stranger wandering through our world will be forgiven for supposing its inhabitants have a uniformly low level of aesthetic appreciation, and I am not the first to comment on the apparent popularity of ugly constructions, ill-proportioned homes and bland places for work.

    A Copybot Thought

  • It produced its belated and ill-proportioned Five Year Plan only in 1928 C.E., eleven years after its accession to power.

    The Shape of Things to Come

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