ill-matched

  • 1 ill-matched — ill matchedˈ adjective 1. Not suited to one another 2. Not matching well • • • Main Entry: ↑ill …

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  • 2 ill-matched — index disparate, disproportionate, incongruous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 Ill-Matched Marriage — Infobox Painting| image size=350px title=Ill Matched Marriage( The Marriage Contract ) artist=Quentin Matsys year=1525 1530 type=Oil on panel height=54 width=89 height inch= width inch = museum=São Paulo Museum of Art, São PauloThe Ill Matched… …

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  • 4 Ill — Ill, adv. In a ill manner; badly; weakly. [1913 Webster] How ill this taper burns! Shak. [1913 Webster] Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates and men decay. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Note: Ill, like above, well,… …

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  • 5 ill-suited — [adj] inappropriate bad form, ill fitted, ill matched, ill timed, improper, inapt, incompatible, incorrect, irrelevant, malapropos, mismatched, out of character, out of its element, out of place, unbecoming, unfit, unfitting, unseemly, unsuitable …

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  • 6 ill — adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (usu. predic.; often foll. by with) out of health; sick (is ill; was taken ill with pneumonia; mentally ill people). 2 (of health) unsound, disordered. 3 wretched, unfavourable (ill fortune; ill luck). 4 harmful (ill… …

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  • 7 ill-timed — Synonyms and related words: bad, futile, ill adapted, ill advised, ill assorted, ill chosen, ill considered, ill fitted, ill matched, ill seasoned, ill sorted, ill suited, impolitic, improper, inadmissible, inadvisable, inapplicable, inapposite,… …

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  • 8 ill-suited — Synonyms and related words: bad, futile, ill adapted, ill advised, ill assorted, ill chosen, ill considered, ill fitted, ill matched, ill sorted, ill timed, impolitic, improper, inadmissible, inadvisable, inapplicable, inapposite, inappropriate,… …

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  • 9 ill-sorted — adj. not well matched. Syn: incompatible, mismated, unsuited. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

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  • 10 ill-sorted — [il′sôrt′id] adj. badly matched [an ill sorted pair] …

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  • 11 ill-sort|ed — «IHL SR tihd», adjective. badly assorted or arranged; poorly matched: »He and his wife were an ill sorted pair (Byron) …

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  • 12 ill-sorted incompatible mismated unsuited — 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}.… …

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  • 13 ill-suited — /ɪl ˈsutəd/ (say il soohtuhd) adjective not right or appropriate; badly matched: to be ill suited to the role as director; to be ill suited companions …

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  • 14 ill-sorted — adjective Date: 1691 1. not well matched < he and his wife were an ill sorted pair Lord Byron > 2. Scottish much displeased …

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  • 15 ill-sorted — /il sawr tid/, adj. badly matched; poorly arranged. [1685 95] * * * …

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  • 16 ill suited — not well adapted, poorly matched, poorly fit …

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  • 17 ill-assorted — adjective not well matched …

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  • 18 ill-assorted — /ˈɪl əsɔtəd/ (say il uhsawtuhd) adjective badly matched …

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  • 19 ill-assorted — adj incompatible, inharmonious, discordant, unsuited, mismatched, uncongenial, misallied FORMAL incongruous ≠ harmonious, well matched …

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  • 20 match — match1 W3S3 [mætʃ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(game)¦ 2¦(fire)¦ 3¦(colours/patterns)¦ 4¦(good opponent)¦ 5 shouting match 6¦(marriage)¦ 7¦(suitability)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1, 3 7; Origin: Old English mAcca] [ …

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