misalliance


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mis·al·li·ance

 (mĭs′ə-lī′əns)
n.
1. An unsuitable alliance, especially in marriage.
2. A mésalliance.

misalliance

(ˌmɪsəˈlaɪəns)
n
(Sociology) an unsuitable alliance or marriage

mis•al•li•ance

(ˌmɪs əˈlaɪ əns)

n.
1. an incompatible association, esp. in marriage.
[1730–40; modeled on French mésalliance]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misalliance - an unsuitable alliance (especially with regard to marriage)misalliance - an unsuitable alliance (especially with regard to marriage)
marriage, matrimony, spousal relationship, wedlock, union - the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce); "a long and happy marriage"; "God bless this union"
mesalliance - a marriage with a person of inferior social status
Translations

misalliance

[ˌmɪsəˈlaɪəns] Ncasamiento m inconveniente

misalliance

nMesalliance f
References in classic literature ?
Sir Giles Wapshot's family were insulted that one of the Wapshot girls had not the preference in the marriage, and the remaining baronets of the county were indignant at their comrade's misalliance. Never mind the commoners, whom we will leave to grumble anonymously.
There is, I believe, not a case on record of a misalliance among the women."
Would either be happy in such a horrible misalliance?
My lady's second sister (don't be alarmed; we are not going very deep into family matters this time)--my lady's second sister, I say, had a disappointment in love; and taking a husband afterwards, on the neck or nothing principle, made what they call a misalliance. There was terrible work in the family when the Honourable Caroline insisted on marrying plain Mr.
interior colour work, storage facility, repair to door-window, exterior colour work, plastering grills, whether shed, distempering, oil painting, false ceiling, electrification and other misalliance works).
The total Income allocated of the year 2019-20, 70 billion 33 lac 95 thousand 248 rupees , total allocated expenditure 70 billion 28 lac 21 thousand 124 rupees and for the development works 55 billion 68 lac 14 thousands in which for ongoing developments schemes 11 billion 38 lac 50 thousand and for new development schemes 44 billion 29 lac 64 rupees , for disaster 30 lac rupees, salaries of the employee 9 billion 19 lac 9 thousand 895 rupees , for pension 95 lac 9 thousand 229 rupees , gratuity 70 lac rupees , misalliance expenditure 2 billion 84 lac 8 thousand rupees , for financial assist 20 lac rupees , for scholarships 5 lac rupees , for grants 9 lac rupees , charge expenditure (government expenses 2 lac 80 thousand rupees allocated in the budget.
She charges that the Western failure of understanding "led many nations, America in particular, to assume that if the Shah was removed the path would be clear for 'instant democracy' And it was on this basis of this assumption that the Carter Administration - in its betrayal of the Shah - unleashed on Iran, on itself, and on the rest of the world one of the most serious political crises since the end of World War II." She argues - credibly - that "the most significant aftermath of the (1943) Tehran Conference was the friendship between Stalin and Roosevelt, a political misalliance that would give Stalin the green light to begin his infiltration of Eastern Europe and the Middle East."
In this clumsy misalliance between the director, Kimberley Sykes, and Shakespeare, the one outstanding performance is Lucy Phelps as Rosalind.
It looks as though the Syrian Kurds were also promised nationhood only to find that their alliance with America was a misalliance and that the territory to build their nation will sooner or later be returned to Syria.
Mazuru and Nyambi (2012:592) have reasoned that: 'the history of the Shona/Africana women has been distorted due to the colonial misalliance between Africa and Europe.' Colonialism indeed brought reasoning and institutions that created differences and disadvantages for women, and this paper seeks to point out that the adoption of a colonial centre mentality affected the cognitive domain of African people which produces metaphor.
His father-in-law had often blamed him because he was not of similar birth to his daughter and said that their marriage was a misalliance. In fact the father-in-law had considered that his son-in-law must have had Bugi blood and Bugi were known as a people beneath them.
Petersburg, and back again to Java in Victory (1915), where an itinerant Swedish businessman with a taste for fashionable nihilism believes he has found earthly salvation in a romantic misalliance with a traveling musician but runs up against incarnate evil.