Pronunciation of Disproportionate
/dˌɪspɹəpˈɔːʃənət/, /dˌɪspɹəpˈɔːʃənət/, /d_ˌɪ_s_p_ɹ_ə_p_ˈɔː_ʃ_ə_n_ə_t/
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Synonyms for disproportionate:
Other synonyms and related words:
out of balance (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for disproportionate:
- The states in which slavery is prohibited ultimately, though with reluctance, acquiesced in the disproportionate number of representatives and electors that was secured to the slaveholding states. - "Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams.", Josiah Quincy.
- But when the two were together, although the perfectly adjusted proportions of Judith's proud, dark face brought out the irregularities of Sylvia's, disclosed the tilt of her small nose, made more apparent the disproportionate width between her eyes, and showed her chin to be of no mold in particular, yet a modern eye rested with far more pleasure on the older sister's face. - "The Bent Twig", Dorothy Canfield.
- But, of course, it is impossible to see things as they are and not to take account of the absurd and the disproportionate. - "The Confessions of Arsène Lupin", Maurice Leblanc.