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An unsuitable match or a lack of correspondence.
tr.v. (mĭs-măch′) mis·matched, mis·match·ing, mis·match·es
To match unsuitably or badly.
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not going well together; unsuitable together
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|Adj.||1.||mismatched - either not matched or unsuitably matched|
incompatible - not compatible; "incompatible personalities"; "incompatible colors"
matched - going well together; possessing harmonizing qualities
|2.||mismatched - (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents; "vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church"|
unequal - poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
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adjective incompatible, clashing, irregular, disparate, incongruous, discordant, unsuited, ill-assorted, unreconcilable, misallied The two opponents are mismatched.
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