proportionate

When things are in proportion, they are proportionate — their relative magnitudes are in balance and make sense the way they are. When the punishment fits the crime, it's proportionate.

Artists, designers, architects, and plastic surgeons are all people who care deeply about whether things are proportionate. After all, if you give someone a nose job and their nose turns out too small, it won't look proportionate. And that's just in the visual sense. The old adage "No use crying over spilled milk" is just a way of saying that tears aren't proportionate to such a minor accident. Tears are proportionate when you crash your car, lose your fortune, or don't get into college.

Definitions of proportionate
1

adj being in due proportion

proportionate representation of a minority group”
Synonyms:
per capita
per person
proportionable
proportionate
proportional, relative
properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'
proportional
having a constant ratio
Antonyms:
disproportional, disproportionate
out of proportion

adj agreeing in amount, magnitude, or degree

Synonyms:
commensurate
corresponding in size or degree or extent

adj exhibiting equivalence or correspondence among constituents of an entity or between different entities

Synonyms:
harmonious, symmetrical
balanced
being in a state of proper equilibrium

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