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English adjective: sordid

1. sordid morally degraded


SamplesA seedy district.
The seamy side of life.
Sleazy characters hanging around casinos.
Sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls.
The sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils.
The squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal.


Synonymsseamy, seedy, sleazy, squalid


Similardisreputable


Antonymsreputable

2. sordid unethical or dishonest


SamplesDirty police officers.
A sordid political campaign.


Synonymsdirty


Similarcorrupt


Antonymsincorrupt

3. sordid foul and run-down and repulsive


SamplesA flyblown bar on the edge of town.
A squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town.
Squalid living conditions.
Sordid shantytowns.


Synonymsflyblown, squalid


Similardirty, soiled, unclean


Antonymsclean

4. sordid meanly avaricious and mercenary


SamplesSordid avarice.
Sordid material interests.


Similaracquisitive


Antonymsunacquisitive









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