Definitions for disproportionately

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disproportionately(adverb)

    out of proportion

    "this wall is disproportionately long"

  2. disproportionately(adverb)

    to a disproportionate degree

    "his benefits were disproportionately generous"


  1. disproportionately(Adverb)

    in a disproportionate manner

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. American Civil Liberties Union:

    Stop and frisk is disproportionately concentrated in the black community.

  2. Fang Jin:

    Chinese companies represent a disproportionately high percentage of cases covered by CFIUS.

  3. Negash Teklu:

    Even though Ethiopia isn't a big emitter it has been disproportionately affected by climate change.

  4. Negash Teklu:

    Even though Ethiopia isn’t a big emitter it has been disproportionately affected by climate change.

  5. Amnesty International:

    The death penalty in India is arbitrary, discriminatory and is often used disproportionately against the poor.

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