disproportionately
adverb see disproportionate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disproportionately — adv. Disproportionately is used with these adjectives: ↑concentrated, ↑large, ↑likely Disproportionately is used with these verbs: ↑affect, ↑benefit, ↑contribute, ↑represent, ↑suffer …   Collocations dictionary

  • disproportionately — adverb 1. out of proportion this wall is disproportionately long • Ant: ↑proportionately • Derived from adjective: ↑disproportionate 2. to a disproportionate degree his benefits were disproportionately generous …   Useful english dictionary

  • disproportionately — disproportionate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ too large or too small in comparison with something else. DERIVATIVES disproportionately adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Disproportionately — Disproportionate Dis pro*por tion*ate, a. Not proportioned; unsymmetrical; unsuitable to something else in bulk, form, value, or extent; out of proportion; inadequate; as, in a perfect body none of the limbs are disproportionate; it is wisdom not …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disproportionately — See disproportionate. * * * …   Universalium

  • disproportionately — adverb in a disproportionate manner …   Wiktionary

  • disproportionately — adv. in a disproportionate manner, in a manner that is out of proportion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disproportionately — dis·proportionately …   English syllables

  • disproportionately — See: disproportionate …   English dictionary

  • disproportionate — disproportionately, adv. disproportionateness, n. /dis preuh pawr sheuh nit, pohr /, adj. not proportionate; out of proportion, as in size or number. [1544 55; DIS 1 + PROPORTIONATE] * * * …   Universalium

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