Morass definitions

mə-răs', mô-
The definition of a morass is a complex and confusing situation, or is an area of muddy, swampy ground.

When a series of misunderstandings has resulted in a situation where everyone you know has his feelings hurt and you don't know how to fix it, this is an example of a morass.

A watery, muddy field is an example of a morass.

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An area of low-lying, soggy ground.
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Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms.

A morass of details.

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A tract of low, soft, watery ground; bog; marsh; swamp.
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A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
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Anything that entraps or makes progress difficult.
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Origin of morass

Dutch moeras from Middle Dutch maras from Old French mareis probably of Germanic origin mori- in Indo-European roots