Example sentences for: disproportionate

How can you use “disproportionate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • PROMO's report claimed that local TV news foments fear and hostility among city residents and suburbanites alike by devoting a disproportionate share of its broadcast time to crime.

  • Patients with severe dependence have a disproportionate share of alcohol-related medical consequences, but it is estimated that such patients generate only a fraction of all alcohol-related problems.

  • Colleges in the home states of powerful Appropriations Committee senators benefit from a disproportionate share of the pork.

  • This disproportionate increase in the percentage of LTR retrotransposons as a function of genome size is consistent with the view that genome size variability in plants is often heavily dependent on variation in LTR retrotransposon content [ 27, 28].

  • The LAT 's "Column One" notes a trend among those arrested for Internet porn: they have a disproportionate tendency to kill themselves.

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