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sordid

adjective uk   /ˈsɔː.dɪd/ us    /ˈsɔːr-/

sordid adjective (DIRTY)

dirty and unpleasant: There are lots of really sordid apartments in the city's poorer areas.

sordid adjective (IMMORAL)

morally wrong and shocking: He told me he'd had an affair but he spared me the sordid details.
sordidly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
sordidness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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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