As a adjective inappropriate
is not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
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.
Not appropriate; not suitable for the situation, time, and/or place.
- It is inappropriate to burp at a formal dinner.
- "While PDA or sexual irresponsibility may be considered unsuitable, it is not inappropriate for teenagers in a relationship and nearly of legal age to talk alone."
* out of line
To match unsuitably; to fail to match
Something that does not match; something dissimilar, inappropriate or unsuitable.
, date=September 7
, author=Dominic Fifield
, title=England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova
, work=The Guardian
, 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. }}