mismatches

mismatch

[mis-mach; for 2 also mis-mach]
verb (used with object)
1.
to match badly or unsuitably.
noun
2.
a bad or unsatisfactory match.

Origin:
1590–1600; mis-1 + match2

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mismatch (ˌmɪsˈmætʃ)
 
vb
1.  to match badly, esp in marriage
 
n
2.  a bad or inappropriate match

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mismatch
1590s (v.), c.1600 (n.); from mis- (1) + match (2). Related: Mismatched.
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