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unproportionable

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  • adj. not proportionable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wanting due proportion; disproportionable.

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Examples

  • Stoics attribute sterility to the obliquity of the yard, by which means it is not able to ejaculate in a due manner, or to the unproportionable magnitude of the parts, the matrix being so contracted as not to have a capacity to receive.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • I wish it were with you that you might read it, for if you thought it unproportionable for the place where it is I could be willingly diverted to make it a piece by itself, and inlarge it into the whole size of his life; and that way it would sooner be communicated to the world.

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters

  • I wish it were with you, that you might read it; for if you thought it unproportionable for the place where it is, I could be willingly diverted to make it a piece by itself, and inlarge it into the whole size of his life; and that way it would be sooner communicated to the world.

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • Upon an end, unproportionable, 242. to the measure of his duration, 242. or to the vastness of his desires, 243. 2.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.

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