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English definition of “morass”

morass

noun [C usually singular] uk   /məˈræs/ us  

morass noun [C usually singular] (COMPLICATED SITUATION)

something that is extremely complicated and difficult to deal with and makes any progress almost impossible: The morass of rules and regulations is delaying the start of the project.Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters

morass noun [C usually singular] (WET GROUND)

literary an area of soft, wet ground in which it is easy to get stuckWetland
(Definition of morass from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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