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The meaning of Sordid


Sordid – definition


Involving immoral or dishonourable actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt.

Usage examples:

The story paints a sordid picture of bribes and scams

Dirty or squalid.

Usage examples:

The overcrowded housing conditions were sordid and degrading

Morally ugly, so that being involved makes you feel dirty

Usage examples:

A sordid story, sordid details, the sordid condition of many of the city school buildings was shock…

Sordid translation into English

Sordid: translate from English into Chinese

Translate sordid into Chinese (Simplified)}
肮脏的, 污秽

Sordid: translate from English into Dutch

Translate sordid into Dutch}
Smerig, Vuil, Gemeen, Laag, Armzalig, Gierig, Vuig, Onsmakelijk, Vies, Vrekkig, Inhalig

Sordid: translate from English into French

Translate sordid into French}
Sordide, Misérable

Sordid: translate from English into German

Translate sordid into German}
Schmutzig, Gemein, Niedrig, Erbärmlich, Verkommen, Elend, Unappetitlich, Heruntergekommen

Sordid: translate from English into Hindi

Translate sordid into Hindi}
घिनौना, नीच, पतित, कमीना, मैला, गन्दा, लोभी, लालची

Sordid: translate from English into Italian

Translate sordid into Italian}
Sordido, Meschino, Gretto

Sordid: translate from English into Korean

Translate sordid into Korean}
더러운, 칙칙한, 욕심 많은

Sordid: translate from English into Russian

Translate sordid into Russian}
Грязный, Противный, Убогий, Жалкий, Низкий, Корыстный, Подлый

Sordid: translate from English into Spanish

Translate sordid into Spanish}
Sórdido, Miserable, Vil, Asqueroso

Word origin

late Middle English (as a medical term in the sense ‘purulent’): from French sordide or Latin sordidus, from sordere ‘be dirty’. The current senses date from the early 17th century.

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