Synonyms of mired


1. entangle, mire, involve

usage: entrap; "Our people should not be mired in the past"

2. mire, bog down

usage: cause to get stuck as if in a mire; "The mud mired our cart"

3. grind to a halt, get stuck, bog down, mire, stand still

usage: be unable to move further; "The car bogged down in the sand"

4. mire, muck, mud, muck up, dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire

usage: soil with mud, muck, or mire; "The child mucked up his shirt while playing ball in the garden"


1. involved, mired, encumbered (vs. unencumbered)

usage: entangled or hindered as if e.g. in mire; "the difficulties in which the question is involved"; "brilliant leadership mired in details and confusion"

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