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A disproportionate number of outbreaks are located in the southwest part of the commonwealth, where cases have been skyrocketing.

For Americans opposed to media-driven censorship, such measures are seen as gross, disproportionate oversteps and violations of the First Amendment.

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In other words, there are real risks if rich companies in rich nations buy up a disproportionate share of the cheapest sources of carbon removal while they’ve got plenty of other ways to drive their emissions toward zero.

These events, while important, populate our imaginings of the future to a disproportionate degree.

Reassuring the alarmed public, Macron said in a televised address on Wednesday night that it would be “disproportionate to lock down the country again.”

From Fortune

Women and children are disproportionately victims, but they are not alone.

The work at Art Basel is often interesting, often dull, and disproportionately decorative in nature.

They disproportionately indict young African-American men, and they usually do it very quickly.

Significantly, those being targeted are disproportionately transgender, and disproportionately people of color.

In 2012 the so-called Bedroom Tax was passed, an under-occupancy penalty that disproportionately hits low-income families.

This act was found to be objectionable by some residents who stated that the new seventh district was disproportionately large.

Although all freemen had the right to vote in this assembly, the power of the richer classes was disproportionately great.

But though the common standard of living has risen, the rise has been on a scale disproportionately small.

The Greeks are interesting and quite disproportionately important because they had such a host of great individuals.

Many of the deck fittings seemed disproportionately substantial.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disproportionately, such as: over, ever, excessively, extravagantly, extremely, and illegally.

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