Example sentences for: disproportionately

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

  • The small terrorist travel intelligence collection and analysis program currently in place has produced disproportionately useful results.

  • Ethnic Chinese make up about a third of the population but control a disproportionately higher percentage of the country's wealth."

  • And is the presence of these people--who are often disproportionately committed to their jobs--such a threat to the effectiveness of the military as a whole?

  • Critics of the traditional method (counting each household) argue that this method misses isolated and hard-to-track populations, which are disproportionately black and Hispanic.

  • The fundamental problem with the Emmys qua Emmys (aside from the fact, as I learned from the Times this morning, that the voters are volunteers, disproportionately elderly, and unemployed) is that most shows on television are series--and so the same shows and writers and actors-playing-the-same-characters get Emmys year after year.


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