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  1. mismatched

    Two or more things that do not fit well together, or are not adapted to each other, are said to be incongruous; a thing is said to be incongruous that is not adapted to the time, place, or occasion; the term is also applied to a thing made up of ill-assorted parts or inharmonious elements. Discordant is applied to all things that jar in association like musical notes that are not in accord; inharmonious has the same original sense, but is a milder term. Incompatible primarily signifies unable to sympathize or feel alike; inconsistent means unable to stand together. Things are incompatible which can not exist together in harmonious relations, and whose action when associated tends to ultimate extinction of one by the other. Inconsistent applies to things that can not be made to agree in thought with each other, or with some standard of truth or right; slavery and freedom are inconsistent with each other in theory, and incompatible in fact. Incongruous applies to relations, unsuitable to purpose or use; two colors are incongruous which can not be agreeably associated; either may be unsuitable for a person, a room, or an occasion. Incommensurable is a mathematical term, applying to two or more quantities that have no common measure or aliquot part.

    absurd, conflicting, contradictory, contrary, discordant, discrepant, ill-matched, inapposite, inappropriate, incommensurable, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, irreconcilable, mismated, repugnant, unsuitable

    accordant, agreeing, compatible, consistent, harmonious, suitable

    The illustrations were incongruous with the theme.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mismatchedadjective

    either not matched or unsuitably matched


    twin(a), duplicate, mated, matched, co-ordinated, equal, matching, one-to-one, paired, coordinated, twinned

  2. mismatched, unevenadjective

    (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents

    "vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church"

    scratchy, spotty, uneven, odd

    coordinated, mated, twin(a), twinned, paired, one-to-one, matched, matching, duplicate, equal, co-ordinated

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mismatched":

    discordant, mismatch, unmatched, dissenting, jarring

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  1. Ash Cash:

    Lulu Publishing is a print-on-demand book printing company, with each book ordered being printed at the time of order, and on rare occasions there are print errors where a cover is mismatched with an interior of a different book.

  2. Homeland Security official:

    In the files the task force accessed, we found numerous errors and misinformation, there were accounts of children being mismatched or matched to the wrong adult. And again, this is really a reflection of the lack of tracking and record-keeping at the time.

  3. Tom Kiklas of the Tobacco:

    It's not so much an issue of the e-vapor product but with the lithium batteries they are using, and most are mismatched to the charger.

  4. Sarah Ash Combs:

    I am here to work with people, work with kids, treat them, make them feel better in the fullest sense of the word, if that means I have to wear mismatched sparkly socks and have a large badge with my face up a little too close and speak really loudly in wacky tones, then sure, I'll do it.

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