ill-proportioned ill-proportioned

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking pleasing proportions

Usage(s):

  1. The Met's figure of a girl frightened by a snake, done at Hchst about 1770, might be ill-proportioned, but no one could miss its rococo liveliness.
  2. In the ill-proportioned Illinois Capitol, whose windows look out over the rolling Lincoln country, Republicans cheerfully and riotously voted an investigation of fuel oil rationing.
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periphery periphery
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