overproportion

verb
over·​pro·​por·​tion | \ ˌō-vər-prə-ˈpȯr-shən How to pronounce overproportion (audio) \
overproportioned; overproportioning; overproportions

Definition of overproportion

transitive verb

: to make disproportionately large

First Known Use of overproportion

1642, in the meaning defined above

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“Overproportion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overproportion. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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