(adjective)  Meaning: 1. involving immoral or dishonourable actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt.
2. dirty; filthy; wretched; base

Pronunciation:  (SAWR did)

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image sentence: The poor people lived in sordid conditions in the slum.

Synonyms: sleazy, seedy, seamy, dirty, filthy, grimy, muddy, unclean, foul, squalid

Antonyms: clean, cleanly, immaculate, spotless, stainless, ultra-clean.

Other sentences with the word Sordid/ How to use Sordid in a sentence?

  1. Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq was sordid.
  2. Sordid behavior was customary in the cow towns of Old West where debauchery was the norm.
  3. One should share all the sordid details of their past with their lover.
  4. Some people work hard and manage to rise above the sordid streets in which they grew up.
  5. I made a comment and the person told me. ” that was a Sordid thing to say”.


First Known Use/ Origin: Latin sordidus, from sordes dirt — more at swart; First Known Use: 1606

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