noun, plural mé·sal·li·anc·es [mey-zuh-lahy-uh n-siz, mey-zal-ee-uh n-siz; French mey-zal-yahns] /ˌmeɪ zəˈlaɪ ən sɪz, meɪˈzæl i ən sɪz; French meɪ zalˈyɑ̃s/.
Origin of mésalliance
Examples from the Web for mesalliance
After that mesalliance her father never would see her again.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It seems a pity that a man of his position and attainments should stumble upon such a mesalliance.Floyd Grandon's Honor|Amanda Minnie Douglas
In fact, she has the curious feeling that I and Summit would suffer by a mesalliance.The Ego Machine|Henry Kuttner
It was a mesalliance of a sort that pricked him tenderly; it savored grossly of bargain and sale.The Quest of the Silver Fleece|W. E. B. Du Bois
If he decides to marry into them, she can be of great use in saving him from a mesalliance.The Kentons|William Dean Howells