Now, mired in recession, we need innovation much less than we need strong, clear-eyed leadership.
For the next few years, the two Koreas were mired in bitter animosity marked by heightened military tensions.
The franchise has been mired in dysfunction since it was acquired by owner Dan Snyder 15 years ago.
c.1300, from a Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse myrr "bog, swamp"), from Proto-Germanic *miuzja- (cf. Old English mos "bog, marsh"), from PIE *meus- "damp" (see moss).
c.1400, in figurative sense of "to involve in difficulties," from mire (n.). Literal sense is from 1550s. Related: Mired; miring.
Any of the test objects on the arm of a keratometer whose image, as reflected on the curved surface of the cornea, is used in calculating the amount of astigmatism.