Proportionable Pro*por"tion*a*ble, a. Capable of being proportioned, or made proportional; also, proportional; proportionate. -- {Pro*por"tion*a*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

But eloquence may exist without a proportionable degree of wisdom. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

Proportionable, which is no longer much favored, was of our [i. e., English writers'] own coining. --Fitzed. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • proportionableness — proporˈtionableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑proportion …   Useful english dictionary

  • proportionable — proportionability, proportionableness, n. proportionably, adv. /preuh pawr sheuh neuh beuhl, pohr /, adj. being in due proportion; proportional. [1350 1400; ME proporcionable < LL proportionabilis. See PROPORTION, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

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