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dis′pro·por′tion·al·ly adv.


(ˌdɪs prəˈpɔr ʃə nl, -ˈpoʊr-)

not in proportion; disproportionate.
dis`pro•por`tion•al′i•ty, dis`pro•por′tion•al•ness, n.
dis`pro•por′tion•al•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.disproportional - out of proportion
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It recommends that undue privileges granted to the president in defamation cases be abolished and calls for a revision of the legal definitions of incitement to ethnic, racial, religious or interregional hatred, to avoid disproportional limitations of the freedom of expression.
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Alavi denied knowing about Assa's connection with the regime and called the verdict "excessive and grossly disproportional to the offense.
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Banking regulation is very punitive and disproportional subjecting lesser euro area banks to the same regulatory requirements as major banks in the single currency bloc, Matsis, whose appointment as Hellenic's chief executive officer received the ECB's approval a week ago, said.
However, with the morning-after pill the negative consequence is often the killing of a person and is therefore seen as unacceptable and disproportional to the benefits.
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But Germany's Left Party said the raid showed disproportional force and targeted an immigrant community.