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sordid

adjective  /ˈsɔrd·əd/ us  

sordid adjective (MORALLY BAD)

morally ugly, so that being involved makes you feel dirty: a sordid story sordid details

sordid adjective (DIRTY)

dirty and in bad condition: The sordid condition of many of the city school buildings was shocking.
Translations of “sordid”
in Spanish sórdido…
in French sordide…
in German schmutzig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 髒的, 骯髒的,邋遢的…
in Russian гнусный…
in Turkish pis, sefil, rezil…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脏的, 肮脏的,邋遢的…
in Polish brudny, plugawy…
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