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Synonyms for disproportionate

Synonyms for disproportionate

out of proportion

not proportionate

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The price to be paid at some possible future time was absurdly disproportionate to the immediate wealth to be gained.
And our answer will be that, even as they are, our guardians may very likely be the happiest of men; but that our aim in founding the State was not the disproportionate happiness of any one class, but the greatest happiness of the whole; we thought that in a State which is ordered with a view to the good of the whole we should be most likely to find Justice, and in the ill-ordered State injustice: and, having found them, we might then decide which of the two is the happier.
Crisparkle repaired, awaiting the arrival of a short, squat omnibus, with a disproportionate heap of luggage on the roof--like a little Elephant with infinitely too much Castle--which was then the daily service between Cloisterham and external mankind.
With this announcement he rose from his chair, and stood, leaning his arm on the marble mantelpiece: in that attitude his shape was seen plainly as well as his face; his unusual breadth of chest, disproportionate almost to his length of limb.
Rather, they originated in a strange besetting desire to know what to do when the time came; a desire gigantically disproportionate to the few swift moments to which it referred; a wondering that was more like the wondering of some other spirit within his, than his own.
9 (ANI): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday granted bail to Vakamulla Chandrasekhar, director and promoter of Tarini Group of Companies, in connection with disproportionate assets case involving former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Dar is accused of possessing assets disproportionate to his declared sources of income.
LAHORE -- National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday told Chaudhary brothers to appear again pertaining to the matter of disproportionate assets with regard to income on December 15.
Global Banking News-September 11, 2017--Data firm claims European banks under disproportionate regulation by US authorities
He said evidence showed the raid had made a "powerful impression" on the children - now aged 12, 14 and 15 but added it had been a police matter - and he was "unable to say" whether it was disproportionate.
RAMALLAH, June 22, 2016 (WAFA) - Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah issued Wednesday a statement condemning Israel's use of disproportionate violence against Palestinian children, citing the recent deadly shooting of 15-year old Mahmoud Rafat Badran, who was shot early on Tuesday by Israeli occupation soldiers while traveling with his family.
Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse
Brendan McGuigan said the separated regime for dissident republicans and loyalists at Maghaberry jail was a disproportionate drain on resources.
Shadow agriculture minister Llyr Gruffydd said the UK was taking a disproportionate share of lamb from New Zealand, depressing domestic prices.
A case of disproportionate assets has been registered against him.