disproportionately

[ dis-pruh-pawr-shuh-nit, -pohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF disproportionately
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Her bridge and single deck-house were disproportionately high.

In person he was tall, but disproportionately stout for his height.

In a crisis little forces are important, disproportionately so.

Large as she was, her face and head were disproportionately big.

They are characterised by the disproportionately large beak.

They were short, disproportionately small, and very delicate.

I shall be glad to take the Snowflake and to let you be disproportionately generous to me.

Their legs, particularly the hind ones, are disproportionately large.

The story of the Union will, therefore, be disproportionately short.

And this incident dampened my spirits most disproportionately.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from dis- "not" + proportionate. Improportionate in same sense is from late 14c. Related: Disproportionately.

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