DISPROPORTIONATE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of disproportionate
a. unequal; unbalanced; too much or too little in relation to something else
But, Mr. Ambassador, the European Union has expressed concern at what it calls a disproportionate response to the kidnappings by Hezbollah.
Sentence in Classic:
Although there was in these words a flavor of that sentimental emotion at her own lofty feelings, and that new mystical fervor which had lately gained ground in Petersburg, and which seemed to Alexey Alexandrovitch disproportionate, still it was pleasant to him to hear this now.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Again her large bonnet (very disproportionate to the figure) went backwards and forwards, in her swaying of her little body to and fro; while a most gigantic bonnet rocked, in unison with it, upon the wall.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
I hated them from the first, and shut myself away from everyone in timid, wounded and disproportionate pride.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context
This is not the place for enlarging disproportionately on certain ideas; nevertheless, while absolutely maintaining our reserves, our restrictions, and even our indignations, we must say that every time we encounter man in the Infinite, either well or ill understood, we feel ourselves overpowered with respect.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context