incommensurate incommensurate

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not corresponding in size or degree or extent

Usage(s):

  1. Before the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Iranian leaders felt their role in the region was incommensurate with its geostrategic location, educated population, oil resources, and .
  2. Before the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Iranian leaders felt their role in the region was incommensurate with its geostrategic location, educated population, oil resources, and .

Quotes

  • "The use of terrorism as a tactic is predicated upon inducing a climate of fear that is incommensurate with the actual threat," says Middle Eastern historian Richard Bulliet of Columbia University. "Every time you have an act of violence,...
    on Jul 7, 2005 By: Richard Bulliet Source: FOXNews

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