mismarriage

[ mis-mar-ij ]
/ mɪsˈmær ɪdʒ /

noun

an unsuitable or unhappy marriage.

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Origin of mismarriage

First recorded in 1810–20; mis-1 + marriage

Words nearby mismarriage

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Example sentences from the Web for mismarriage

  • Is it not from ignorance of this truth, or wilful denial of this law, that all the miseries of mismarriage come forth?