Definitions and Examples of symmetrical, balanced, proportionate
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Having balanced proportions on both sides; exhibiting symmetry.
The butterfly's wings were perfectly symmetrical, with each side mirroring the other.
Being in a state of equilibrium; having equal distribution or weight.
A healthy diet should be balanced and include a variety of foods from different food groups.
Having the correct or appropriate relationship in size, amount, or degree.
The size of the furniture should be proportionate to the size of the room.
Key Differences: symmetrical vs balanced vs proportionate
- 1Symmetrical refers to an object or shape that has balanced proportions on both sides.
- 2Balanced describes a state of equilibrium or equal distribution of weight.
- 3Proportionate refers to the correct or appropriate relationship in size, amount, or degree.
Effective Usage of symmetrical, balanced, proportionate
- 1Art and Design: Use these antonyms to describe the balance and symmetry of art and design elements.
- 2Mathematics: Incorporate these antonyms when teaching geometry and proportionality.
- 3Daily Life: Use these words to describe the balance and proportionality of everyday objects and situations.
The antonyms of hemisymmetrical are symmetrical, balanced, and proportionate. These words describe objects or shapes that are evenly distributed or have equal proportions. Use these words in art and design, mathematics, and daily life to describe balance and proportionality.