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What does "Sordid" mean?

Definition

(a.) Filthy; foul; dirty (a.) Meanly avaricious; covetous; niggardly (a.) Vile; base; gross; mean; as, vulgar, sordid mortals


Synonyms corrupt, dirty, sleazy, squalid, seedy, disreputable, acquisitive, soiled, seamy, unclean, flyblown


Example: "Sordid avarice" Example: "A sordid political campaign" Example: "Sordid shantytowns" Example: "The sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils- James Joyce"


Word Family sordidly, sordidness