Origin: late 15th century. from the Dutch word moeras, of Middle Dutch marasch, from Old French marais ‘mash‘, also from Latin medieval: ‘maricus.’
IPA Pronunciation: /məˈras/ – muh-RASS
- A situation that’s complicated or confusing.
- An area of muddy or boggy ground.
confusion, mix-up, chaos, marsh,swamp,clutter.
- The landlord was quite upset about the morass she found herself in when her tenant refused to vacate her property.
- The river flowing into the valley cause a great, muddy morass.
- The puppy found himself in a morass being stuck in a tree log.
- Mark’s morass of debt is so complicated he has no idea how to begin paying off his obligations.
harass, brass, grass, mass,pasts, gas,glass.