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English → English (WordNet) Definition: sordid sordid adj 1: morally degraded; “a seedy district”; “the seamy side of life”; “sleazy characters hanging around casinos”; “sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls”- Seattle Weekly; “the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils”- James Joyce; “the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal” [syn: seamy, seedy, sleazy, squalid] 2: unethical or dishonest; “dirty police officers”; “a sordid political campaign” [syn: dirty] 3: foul and run-down and repulsive; “a flyblown bar on the edge of town”; “a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town”; “squalid living conditions”; “sordid shantytowns” [syn: flyblown, squalid] 4: meanly avaricious and mercenary; “sordid avarice”; “sordid material interests”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sordid Sordid \Sor"did\, a. [L. sordidus, fr. sordere to be filthy or dirty; probably akin to E. swart: cf. F. sordide. See Swart, a.] 1. Filthy; foul; dirty. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A sordid god; down from his hoary chin A length of beard descends, uncombed, unclean. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Vile; base; gross; mean; as, vulgar, sordid mortals. “To scorn the sordid world.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Meanly avaricious; covetous; niggardly. [1913 Webster] He may be old, And yet sordid, who refuses gold. --Sir J. Denham. [1913 Webster]


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