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disproportionate

adjective  /ˌdɪs·prəˈpɔr·ʃə·nət/ us  
too great or too small when compared to something else: The sheer size of the company gave it disproportionate influence in dealing with the Pentagon and Congress.
disproportionately
adverb  /ˌdɪs·prəˈpɔr·ʃə·nət·li/ us  
Unemployment in Iowa is disproportionately high.
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