Dissimilar vs Mismatch - What's the difference?

dissimilar | mismatch |


As a adjective dissimilar

is not similar; unlike; different.

As a verb mismatch is

to match unsuitably; to fail to match.

As a noun mismatch is

something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.

dissimilar

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Not similar; unlike; different
  • mismatch

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (es)
  • To match unsuitably; to fail to match
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (es)
  • Something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.
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  • , year=2012 , date=September 7 , author=Dominic Fifield , title=England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=After all the trepidation born of Holland's toils home and away against these opponents in qualification for Euro 2012, and the pockmarked nature of the pitch, this was exposed as a mismatch from the opening exchanges. }}