Definition of Ill-proportioned
1. Adjective. Lacking pleasing proportions.
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Literary usage of Ill-proportioned
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... a masterpiece of historic biography," but is ill-proportioned anu i Ii digested into annals. It abounds in picturesque but prolix accounts of sieges and ..."
2. The Picture of Scotland by Robert Chambers (1827)
"Though the Lowlanders and Highlanders may be said to divide the country pretty equally between them, their respective numbers are very ill- proportioned, ..."
3. A Critical History of the Language and Literature of Antient Greece by William Mure (1857)
"'But are not some men's bodies well proportioned, and others ill proportioned ?' ' To be sure they arc.' ' How then do you manage to adapt a well ..."