overproportion

verb

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

transitive verb

: to make disproportionately large

Word History

First Known Use

1642, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of overproportion was in 1642

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“Overproportion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overproportion. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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