Disproportionable Dis`pro*por"tion*a*ble, a. Disproportional; unsuitable in form, size, quantity, or adaptation; disproportionate; inadequate. -- {Dis`pro*por"tion*a*ble*ness}, n. --Hammond. -- {Dis`pro*por"tion*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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