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dis·pro·por·tion·ate

 (dĭs′prə-pôr′shə-nĭt)
adj.
Out of proportion, as in size, shape, or amount.

dis′pro·por′tion·ate·ly adv.
dis′pro·por′tion·ate·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.disproportionately - out of proportion; "this wall is disproportionately long"
proportionately - in proportion; "the height of this wall must be reduced proportionately to give the room pleasant dimensions"
2.disproportionately - to a disproportionate degree; "his benefits were disproportionately generous"
proportionally, proportionately - to a proportionate degree; "your salary will rise proportionately to your workload"
Translations
بِصورَةٍ غَيْر مُتَناسِبَه
nepoměrněnepřiměřeně
uforholdsmæssigt
epäsuhtaisestisuhteettomasti
aránytalanul
ójafnt, misjafnt
neúmerne
orantısız biçimde

disproportionately

[ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːʃnɪtlɪ] ADVdesproporcionadamente

disproportionately

[ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːrʃənətli] adv
disproportionately high → disproportionné(e)
a disproportionately high suicide rate → un taux de suicide disproportionné

disproportionately

adv (+adj) → unverhältnismäßig; affectunverhältnismäßig stark; sufferunverhältnismäßig viel; disproportionately large numbers of …unverhältnismäßig viele …; immigrants were disproportionately representedEinwanderer stellten einen unverhältnismäßig großen Anteil dar; the new tax will fall disproportionately on the poordie neue Steuer wird die Armen unverhältnismäßig stark belasten

disproportionately

[ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːʃnɪtlɪ] advin modo sproporzionato
disproportionately large → di una grandezza sproporzionata

disproportionate

(disprəˈpoːʃənət) adjective
(often with to) too large or too small in relation to something else. His head looks disproportionate (to his body).
ˌdisproˈportionately adverb
References in classic literature ?
Her Armand was disproportionately young and slight, a handsome youth, perplexed in the extreme.
Wragge, arrayed in the white apparel proper for the occasion, with her moon-face framed round by a spacious halo of night-cap, looked so hugely and disproportionately large, that Magdalen, anxious as she was, could not repress a smile on taking leave of her traveling companion for the night.
Although she had formerly supplied a disproportionately large number of the confessions in the fault book, the entry which had nearly led to her expulsion was the last she ever made in it.
Were its people as relatively diminutive as their little world, or were they as disproportionately huge as the lesser attraction of gravity upon the surface of their globe would permit of their being?
His left forearm appeared to rest in his lap; he moved his pieces with his right hand, which seemed disproportionately long.
She is eighteen years of age, and has been sent to Brussels to finish her education; she is of middle size, stiffly made, body long, legs short, bust much developed but not compactly moulded, waist disproportionately compressed by an inhumanly braced corset, dress carefully arranged, large feet tortured into small bottines, head small, hair smoothed, braided, oiled, and gummed to perfection; very low forehead, very diminutive and vindictive grey eyes, somewhat Tartar features, rather flat nose, rather high-cheek bones, yet the ensemble not positively ugly; tolerably good complexion.
On the other hand, she was disproportionately indulgent towards the failings of men, and was often heard to say that these were natural.
The prince was a short, stout man, with a head disproportionately large.
Why should professional labor and that of the counting-house be paid so disproportionately to the labor of the porter and woodsawyer?
And men are blamed for pride and bad temper when the lion and serpent element in them disproportionately grows and gains strength?
He is small for his age, with a head which is quite disproportionately large.
The call, from Revitalise, follows a study by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which found that families in poverty are disproportionately affected by social isolation and relationship distress.