Returning to the U.S., I was mired in ideological turbulence.
“Everybody is mired in intrigues and competition amongst themselves,” says an emotional Baronova.
Now, mired in recession, we need innovation much less than we need strong, clear-eyed leadership.
On some issues, Puck was so mired in its own times that the commentary is redundant.
The fight over student loan reform has been mired in a typical Capitol Hill standoff.
Many a boy and girl have got mired in this swamp fiction that you enjoy so much.
What will you do if you get mired twenty miles from a human being?
The surface was pitted with half-concealed badger holes, and in the bottoms were many spots where a horse might easily be mired.
Christian was mired there, and Pliable nearly lost his life.
Experience had taught him that it was slow-downs like these that mired so much of modern fiction.
c.1300, from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse myrr "bog, swamp"), from Proto-Germanic *miuzja- (cf. Old English mos "bog, marsh"), from PIE *meus- "damp" (see moss).
c.1400, in figurative sense of "to involve in difficulties," from mire (n.). Literal sense is from 1550s. Related: Mired; miring.
Any of the test objects on the arm of a keratometer whose image, as reflected on the curved surface of the cornea, is used in calculating the amount of astigmatism.