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mismatch (v.)

"match unsuitable, unfitly, or inaccurately," 1590s, from mis- (1) "badly, wrongly" + match (v.). In later use especially of marriage. Related: Mismatched; mismatching.

mismatch (n.)

"a bad match, discrepancy, lack of correspondence," c. 1600, from mis- (1) "bad, wrong" + match (n.2). Sports sense of "unfair contest due to unequal abilities" is by 1954. Related: Mismatchment (1841).

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Definitions of mismatch from WordNet
1
mismatch (v.)
match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together;
2
mismatch (n.)
a bad or unsuitable match;
From wordnet.princeton.edu