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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
mismatched \mis*matched"\ adj.
1. Matched unsuitably; grouped into pairs or sets with
incompatible characteristics. [Narrower terms:
ill-sorted, incompatible, mismated, unsuited; odd,
unmatched, unmated, unpaired ] Also See: incompatible.
2. Of very unequal ability; -- of contestants in a contest.
The less able contestant is said to be overmatched or
Syn: uneven, not fairly matched.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: either not matched or unsuitably matched [ant: matched]
2: (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as
opponents; "vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the
church" [syn: mismatched, uneven]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
62 Moby Thesaurus words for "mismatched":
asymmetric, discordant, disparate, disproportionate, ill-adapted,
ill-assorted, ill-chosen, ill-fitted, ill-matched, ill-sorted,
ill-suited, ill-timed, improper, inadequate, inadmissible,
inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incompatible,
incongruous, inconsistent, inept, infelicitous, inharmonious,
insufficient, irregular, irrelevant, mal a propos, maladjusted,
malapropos, misjoined, mismated, misplaced, odd, out of character,
out of joint, out of keeping, out of line, out of place,
out of proportion, out of season, out of time, out of tune, skew,
skewed, unadapted, unapt, unbecoming, unbefitting, uncongenial,
unequal, uneven, unfit, unfitted, unfitting, unqualified,
unseasonable, unseemly, unsuitable, unsuited, untimely
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