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mismarriage

[mis-mar-ij] /mɪsˈmær ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
an unsuitable or unhappy marriage.
Origin of mismarriage
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; mis-1 + marriage
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  • Is it not from ignorance of this truth, or wilful denial of this law, that all the miseries of mismarriage come forth?

    The Mummy and Miss Nitocris George Griffith

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