(adjective) Meaning: 1. involving immoral or dishonourable actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt.
2. dirty; filthy; wretched; base
Pronunciation: (SAWR did)
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?
- Saddam Hussein’s regime in Iraq was sordid.
- Sordid behavior was customary in the cow towns of Old West where debauchery was the norm.
- One should share all the sordid details of their past with their lover.
- Some people work hard and manage to rise above the sordid streets in which they grew up.
- 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