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Proportionality definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PROPORTIONAL'ITY, n. The quality of being in proportion.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a ratio of two quantities that is constant
2: harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin [syn: proportion, proportionality, balance]

Merriam Webster's

noun see proportional II

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Proportionality Pro*por`tion*al"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. proportionnalit['e].] The state of being in proportion. --Coleridge.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

The principle of proportionality is the idea that an action should not be more severe than is necessary, especially in a war or when punishing someone for a crime. (FORMAL) Nuclear weapons seem to violate the just war principle of proportionality... He said there was a need for proportionality in sentencing.



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