Mismatched vs Disparate - What's the difference?

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Mismatched is a synonym of disparate.


As adjectives the difference between mismatched and disparate

is that mismatched is unsuitably matched; ill joined while disparate is composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.

As a verb mismatched

is (mismatch).

As a noun disparate is

(chiefly|in the plural) any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

mismatched

English

Verb

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  • (mismatch)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unsuitably matched; ill joined.
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    disparate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Composed of inherently different or distinct elements; incongruous.
  • The board of the company was decidedly disparate – no two members from the same social or economic background.
  • Essentially different; of different species, unlike but not opposed in pairs; also, less properly, utterly unlike; incapable of being compared; having no common genus.
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  • Synonyms

    * (composed of distinct elements ): incongruous, mismatched, uncoordinated * (markedly different ): different, dissimilar, unalike

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    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chiefly, in the plural) Any of a group of unequal or dissimilar things.
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