Meaning of “quagmire” - Learner’s Dictionary

quagmire

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈkwɒɡmaɪər/
SITUATION

a difficult and unpleasant situation:

a legal quagmire
GROUND

an area of wet ground that you can sink into

(Definition of “quagmire” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)