mismarriage

mismarriage

(mɪsˈmærɪdʒ)
n
an unsuitable marriage
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She wrote a chick lit novel Mrs MisMarriage (Marshall Cavendish International Editions, Singapore, 2008), published under her married name Noelle Chua, and co-edited another flash fiction collection, Fast Food Fiction Delivery: Short Short Stories to Go, also for Anvil in 2015.
Thus, what Leavis calls the "mismarriage" of words keeps language from settling in a crystallized moment in history.
Because the Roman Catholic king of Bavaria was the actual head of the Lutheran Church in Bavaria, Loehe called "the connection between state and church an unfortunate mismarriage." (31) And with regard to the revolution of 1848, when people were clamoring for more democratic rights, Loehe predicted: "Now it [the union of state and church] is dissolving.
The mismarriage of bargaining theory and distributive justice.
Simmons also notes an irony here, in that despite his "feudal ambitions," Claud's treatment of Maudge goes against his traditional feudal obligation to her, another result of the text's systematic mismarriages. (43) Yet while the Faustian resonances of Claud's misaligned affections are wrapped up in a warped ideological field--actually displaying, for the narrator, "a spectacle of moral bravery"--his wife appears to be more simply devoid of human sympathy (140).