imbalance (uncountable)

  1. The property of not being in balance.
    The growing imbalances between the rich and poor first lead to more crime.
    • 2013, Daniel Taylor, Danny Welbeck leads England's rout of Moldova but hit by Ukraine ban (in The Guardian, 6 September 2013)
      Ross Barkley, a second-half substitute, almost marked his debut with a goal but by that stage England were playing at half-pace. A team can do that when the imbalance of talent is this considerable.

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