misproportion

misproportion

(ˌmɪsprəˈpɔːʃən)
vb (tr)
to give incorrect or ill-fitting proportions to
n
a lack of proportion
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if the event took place in one of the crazy mansions, or indeed the crazy house of history, it is fitting that any ambiguous comic hero of such a history should be not only off very much to the side of the history, but that he should be an egotist of the most startling misproportions .