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Definitions and meaning of sordid

sordid

Etymology

Latin sordidus, from sordēre (be dirty).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈsɔː.dɪd/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈsɔɹdɪd/
  • Homophone: sorted (in some varieties)

Adjective

sordid (comparative sordider, superlative sordidest)

  1. Distasteful, ignoble, vile, or contemptible.
  2. Dirty or squalid.
  3. Morally degrading.
    • 1912, Willa Cather, The Bohemian Girl
      He rode slowly home along the deserted road, watching the stars come out in the clear violet sky.They flashed softly into the limpid heavens, like jewels let fall into clear water. They were a reproach, he felt, to a sordid world.
    • '1994, The Lion King, Be Prepared musical number:
      I know it sounds sordid but you'll be rewarded, when at last I've been given my dues
  4. Grasping; stingy; avaricious.
  5. Of a dull colour.

Synonyms

  • See also Thesaurus:greedy

Derived terms

  • sordidity
  • sordidly
  • sordidness

Translations

Anagrams

  • 'droids, disord, dorids, droids

Estonian

Noun

sordid

  1. nominative plural of sort

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Italian) gently, softly.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)