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Definition of sordid adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    sordid

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈsɔrdəd//
     
     
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  1. 1immoral or dishonest It was a shock to discover the truth about his sordid past. I didn't want to hear the sordid details of their relationship.
  2. 2very dirty and unpleasant synonym squalid people living in sordid conditions
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