English adjective: sordid
|1.||sordid morally degraded|
|Samples||A 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.
|Synonyms||seamy, seedy, sleazy, squalid|
|2.||sordid unethical or dishonest|
|Samples||Dirty police officers.|
A sordid political campaign.
|3.||sordid foul and run-down and repulsive|
|Samples||A flyblown bar on the edge of town.|
A squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town.
Squalid living conditions.
|Similar||dirty, soiled, unclean|
|4.||sordid meanly avaricious and mercenary|
Sordid material interests.