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Definition of "mired" []

  • Made muddy or dirty (adjective)
  • Involved, esp in difficulties (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of mire. (verb)

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Use "mired" in a sentence
  • "And while tens of millions have benefited from India's rise, many more remain mired in some of the worst poverty in the world."
  • "And I think there's urgency because I think this group of the black poor, it's bad for all of us the longer they remain mired where they are right now."
  • "Yes, but it may not be too soon to tell whether we struck the right balance — it seems fairly clear that compared to the Chinese we did far too little and thus remain mired in slow growth."