Definition of mired adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmaɪəd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪərd//
    [not before noun] mired in something (literary)
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  1. 1in a difficult or unpleasant situation that you cannot escape from The country was mired in recession. His reasons for leaving are mired in confusion.
  2. 2stuck in deep mud
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