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Critics said the data grab was unconstitutional and disproportionate, and it was eventually struck down by the supreme court.

Portland is not the first place the federal government has stepped in with disproportionate force against the will of local authorities.

During this pandemic, you can already see the disproportionate impact taking shape.

The impact of such disparities, he said, is evident in the pandemic’s disproportionate effect on people of color.

That’s even more disproportionate than the county as a whole.

Defending yourself with disproportionate force against any loss of power?

Of how incredibly petty the offense can be and how insanely disproportionate the retaliation can be.

Not only do they often face disproportionate stigma, but also disproportionate responsibility.

But when this same chamber serves as Ferguson Municipal Court, a disproportionate number of the defendants are black.

The loss of Scottish bases would have “a disproportionate” impact on efficiency, he said.

The first and largest of these had a thick bamboo stem, an amber mouthpiece, and a tiny, disproportionate bowl of brass.

A pulmonary embolism shouldn't kill him, but the effects were disproportionate to the cause and would last a while.

Such razzias caused an amount of evil quite disproportionate to any paltry gains made by plundering those poor people.

Even there, however, their numbers are disproportionate to their influence, and even those small numbers are diminishing.

This was secured by assigning to the five classes, into which each tribe was divided, a very disproportionate number of citizens.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disproportionate, such as: excessive, inordinate, superfluous, unequal, unreasonable, and asymmetric.

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