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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lacking symmetry of parts; unbalanced; unequal.

Usage examples (25)
  • Spain and France condemned what they called the disproportionate use of force.
  • No more pussyfooting around -- "disproportionate" is no longer an accusation, but a boast.
  • The forumula for the left is: If policy X results in disproportionate Y, then policy X is de facto racist.
  • The number of black poor would remain disproportionate, and pranksters would still hang nooses now and then. for more
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