Examples from the Web for morass
These groups tend to push for a “one-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian morass.Why Zionists Should Be Surprised—Even Heartened—By the United Church of Canada's Boycott|Mira Sucharov|December 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She took up the miserable chore of attending dodgy networking events, but out of that morass came the character of Tallah.Meet the Female Borat, British Comedienne Mona Yousefi|Kevin Fallon|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The facts on the ground are anything but auspicious for America injecting itself into an intra-Arab morass.
The facts on the ground are anything but auspicious for America injecting itself into an intra-Arab morass, writes Lloyd Green.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is not about digging into the morass of deep dark secrets of the soul.‘LA Shrinks’: A Television Writer Discovers His Shrink Is on a Bravo Reality Show|Mike Chessler|April 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It was surrounded by a morass, and approachable only by two narrow causeways.The Huguenots in France|Samuel Smiles.
The knight, annoyed by this love and the shame thereof, threw away the stone into a morass.Women of the Teutonic Nations|Hermann Schoenfeld
Yet out of this morass of misbegotten virtues I plucked my first blossom of genuine affection.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
One of them, when he had gone about a quarter of a mile, was heard to shout that he was fast in the morass.At the Point of the Bayonet|G. A. Henty
They were three days floundering through this dismal slough, the horses being most of the time up to their girths in the morass.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for morass
Word Origin for morass
Word Origin and History for morass
"wet, swampy tract," 1650s, from Dutch moeras "marsh, fen," from Middle Dutch marasch, from Old French marais "marsh," from Frankish, possibly from West Germanic *marisk, from Proto-Germanic *mariskaz "like a lake," from *mari "sea" (see mere (n.)). The word was influenced in Dutch by moer "moor" (see moor (n.)). Figurative use is attested from 1867. Replaced earlier mareis (early 14c.; see marish).