out of proportion with

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Definition of out of proportion with

: lacking the correct or appropriate relationship with the size, shape, or position of (some other part of the same thing) His ears were drawn out of proportion with his head. The size of the window seems out of proportion with the height of the wall.

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“Out of proportion with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20proportion%20with. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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