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im·bal·ance

 (ĭm-băl′əns)
n.
A lack of balance, as in distribution or functioning.

im·bal′anced adj.

imbalance

(ɪmˈbæləns)
n
a lack of balance, as in emphasis, proportion, etc: the political imbalance of the programme.

im•bal•ance

(ɪmˈbæl əns)

n.
1. the state or condition of lacking balance, as in proportion or distribution.
2. faulty muscular or glandular coordination.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imbalance - a lack of balance or state of disequilibriumimbalance - a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium; "a hormonal imbalance"
disequilibrium - loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
balance - a state of equilibrium
2.imbalance - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
spatial property, spatiality - any property relating to or occupying space
geometrical irregularity, irregularity - an irregular asymmetry in shape; an irregular spatial pattern
lopsidedness, skewness - an oblique or slanting asymmetry
radial asymmetry - the absence of symmetry about an axis
handedness, laterality - the property of using one hand more than the other
footedness - the property of favoring one foot over the other (as in kicking a ball)
eyedness - the property of favoring one eye over the other (as in taking aim)
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

imbalance

noun unevenness, bias, inequality, unfairness, partiality, disproportion, lopsidedness, top-heaviness, lack of proportion the imbalance between the two sides in this war
Translations

imbalance

[ɪmˈbæləns] Ndesequilibrio m, falta f de equilibrio

imbalance

[ɪmˈbæləns] n (= lack of parity) → déséquilibre m
relationships that are based on an imbalance of power → des relations fondées sur le déséquilibre des forces en présence
the imbalance between → le déséquilibre entre
the imbalance between the two sides in this war → le déséquilibre entre les deux camps dans cette guerre

imbalance

imbalance

[ɪmˈbæləns] nsquilibrio

im·bal·ance

n. desequilibrio, pérdida del equilibrio.

imbalance

n desequilibrio; chemical — desequilibrio químico
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