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English definition of “sordid”

sordid

adjective (IMMORAL)    /ˈsɔː.dɪd/ US  /ˈsɔːr-/
morally wrong and shocking: He told me he'd had an affair but he spared me the sordid details.Morally wrong and evilDishonest sordidly     /-li/ adverb Morally wrong and evilDishonest sordidness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Dirty and untidyMorally wrong and evilDishonest
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