Translation of disproportionate in Spanish:

disproportionate

desproporcionado, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌdɪsprəˈpɔrʃ(ə)nət//ˌdɪsprəˈpɔːʃ(ə)nət/

adjective

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    (size/number) desproporcionado
    the disproportionate size of his nose lo desproporcionado (del tamaño) de su nariz
    • a disproportionate amount of money is spent on advertising lo que se gasta en propaganda es desmesurado
    • to be disproportionate to sth
    • the size of its head is disproportionate to its body el tamaño de la cabeza es desproporcionado con relación al del cuerpo / con respecto al del cuerpo
    • the salary is disproportionate to the risks involved el sueldo no guarda relación con los riesgos que comporta
    • Kate gets a disproportionate amount of wreckage to build her shelter.
    • The disproportionate amount of privately educated applicants who continue to win places each year is a concern.
    • For someone with what you might call a small social circle, I get invited to a disproportionate amount of weddings.
    • This economic control gives capitalists a disproportionate amount of power in all realms of society.
    • We must all understand what takes up a disproportionate amount of the available police resources we all call for.
    • It turned out that a disproportionate amount of the unclaimed luggage originated from the Indian sub-continent.
    • So I guess we've all spent a disproportionate amount of time in the three second-hand shops.
    • Cops spend a disproportionate amount of time in their cars, driving around on motor patrol.
    • California bears a disproportionate amount of the cost of illegal immigration.
    • The Sheikh's willingness to spend disproportionate amounts of money for certain objects has astonished the art world.
    • Of course in reality I know some very nice people with beards (as well as a disproportionate amount of idiots).
    • Under Japan's political system, towns like Towa wield a disproportionate amount of influence.
    • Very obese people tend not to exercise and are frequently poor, and they spend a disproportionate amount of time dieting.
    • It's received a wholly disproportionate amount of attention just because of his name.
    • That can take up a disproportionate amount of time and there is therefore less time spent on the business of teaching and learning.
    • Readings take up a disproportionate amount of my time and, more importantly, emotional energy, I find.
    • In a country which is invariably ruled by coalitions, a small number of seats can buy a disproportionate amount of power.
    • Rivals complain that Murphy has disproportionate amounts of cash with which to distort the market.
    • These can take a disproportionate amount of time and funding, to the detriment of local priorities.
    • They took up a disproportionate amount of teachers' time and caused unreasonable stress.