misbalance

noun

mis·​bal·​ance ˌmis-ˈba-lən(t)s How to pronounce misbalance (audio)
plural misbalances
: the state of being out of equilibrium or out of proportion : lack of balance : imbalance
a misbalance between income and expenses

Examples of misbalance in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Cow milk also has a misbalance of minerals, especially for younger babies. Steven A. Abrams, Chron, 12 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misbalance was in 1849

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“Misbalance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misbalance. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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