Disproportionate Sentence Examples
The disproportionate rise in the case of females is probably due to the policy of the industrial arbitration court.
This together with £ 500 per month by way of payments is totally disproportionate to his income.
The simple explanation is that power in Nominet is massively disproportionate.
It thereby loses the cost of rearing that number of people to adult age, and is left with a disproportionate number of children and old people.
Scotland has a place and importance in the world vastly disproportionate to its size or population.Advertisement
I wouldn't want to use grossly disproportionate force of course.
If they appear disproportionate compared to your own, then you are more likely to be able to establish disproportionate and unreasonable costs.
Such losses seem disproportionate to an attack on merchant shipping not engaged in vital supply work.
In other words has the virtuous love of his family become disproportionate, a heroic virtue twisted into a tragic flaw?
In fact, we don't simply buy more government, but we give it a disproportionate amount of our increased income.Advertisement
This would almost certainly result in the loss of civilian lives, and may well be deemed disproportionate to the military objective.
Accidents There is now incontrovertible evidence that men in fast cars, particularly young men, cause a disproportionate number of road traffic accidents.
In Cunina and allied genera the actinula, formed in the manner described, has a hypostome of great length, quite disproportionate to the size of the body, and is further endowed with the power of producing buds from a stolon arising from the aboral side of the body.
Accordingly their disproportionate prevalence in South America points unerringly to the lower rank of the avifauna of the region as a whole, and therefore to the propriety of putting it next in order to that of the Australian region, the general fauna of which is admittedly the lowest in the world.
Moreover, under the tort system liability is already disproportionate.Advertisement
In the past, the return for your investment was greatly disproportionate to your return.
Many part-timers carry workloads disproportionate to the number of hours they put in, sometimes being required to be available by telephone to clients or colleagues during their hours at home.
At the same time, someone with a very narrow face may seem disproportionate if they choose a large afro.
Symmetry is critical between both brows to prevent a skewed, disproportionate appearance.
At the same time, you'll probably want to stay away from full skirts because they tend to make your bottom look disproportionate to your top.Advertisement
If you have an ample bust, avoid a smaller front panel, which can make your bust look even larger, or disproportionate.
Cathedral settings can help balance large carat weight stones so they do not seem disproportionate to a slim band, and the arches also add a level of protection to the more delicate prongs at their narrowest point.
What is known is that autism affects some families in disproportionate numbers.
By improving the strength of all major muscles, individuals shaped their entire physique instead of create disproportionate tone and flab.
Experts agree that current health care is plagued with inefficiencies, disproportionate administrative expenses, inflated prices, poor management, and inappropriate care and more.Advertisement
And it seems that affluent, liberal baby boomers, like you Prospect readers, retain a disproportionate influence over the country's affairs.
Are such concessions not totally disproportionate to the extent of the impending catastrophe to which you have alluded?
This Birmingham glass and steel building with an eye-shaped plan, has a positive impact disproportionate to its size.
How can you fight an effective campaign when even normal military action is considered disproportionate.
If they're too short, you'll look disproportionate, as if your coat shrank in the wash.
No matter what size you are, these tend to give the body a disproportionate, unflattering look.
It was found that a disproportionate number of them learned to sit, stand, and walk late.
In some cases physical development may be disproportionate, as in achondroplasia, but in others the parts of the body develop proportionately.
An individual with achondroplasia has disproportionate short stature.
The child's reaction to the supposed cause of the tantrum is often markedly disproportionate to the precipitating incident.
The ministry of Lord North, however, was tottering, and soon after fell; the Board of Trade was abolished by the passing of Burke's bill in 1782, and Gibbon's salary vanished with it - no trifle, for his expenditure had been for three years on a scale somewhat disproportionate to his private fortune.
Vespucci afterwards made three voyages to the Brazilian coast; and in 1504 he wrote an account of his four voyages, which was widely circulated, and became the means of procuring for its author at the hands of the cartographer Waldseemi ller in 1507 the disproportionate distinction of giving his name to the whole continent.
The last-named work, though lacking in original power and clearness of judgment, is extremely convenient and useful, and has had an influence perhaps disproportionate to its real exegetical merits.
The disproportionate height and narrowness of the building lend it a certain distinction which otherwise it would have lacked.
He had enunciated in his theses the far-reaching new principle that the congregation, and not the hierarchy, was the representative of the Church; and he sought henceforward to reorganize the Swiss constitution on the principles of representative democracy so as to reduce the wholly disproportionate voting power which, till then, the Forest Cantons had exercised.
Thus the figure and area of a surface watershed may not be coincident with that of the corresponding underground watershed; and the flow in any watercourse, especially from a small watershed, may, by reason of underground flow from or into other watersheds, be disproportionate to the area apparently drained by that watercourse.
Nor do we find that his interest in special studies leads him to assign them a disproportionate place in his general view of the literature of a period.
Moreover, despite her immense wealth (in the province of Little Poland alone she owned at this time 26 towns, 83 landed estates and 772 villages), the Church claimed exemption from all public burdens, from all political responsibilities, although her prelates continued to exercise an altogether disproportionate political influence.
The shoulders and fore-limbs are feebly developed, and the hind-limbs of disproportionate strength and magnitude, which give the animals a peculiarly awkward appearance when moving about on all-fours, as they occasionally do when feeding.
The law of conscription was voted on the 5th of September 1798; and the tragedy of Rastadt, where the French commissioners were assassinated, was the opening of a war, desired but illprepared for, in which the Directory showed hesitation in strategy and incoherence in tactics, over a disproportionate area in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
He held that a disproportionate importance had been given to kings, their ministers and generals, and that it was necessary rather to study the people.
But he committed the tactical error of appointing a disproportionate number of Jews and Christians as revenue officials, and thus made many enemies among the Mongol nobles, who had him assassinated in 1291 when Arghun was lying fatally ill.
A well-marked trochosphere is formed by the development of an equatorial ciliated band; and subsequently, by the disproportionate growth of the lower hemisphere, the trochosphere becomes a veliger.