Variant of sordid
- dirty; filthy
- squalid; depressingly wretched
- base; ignoble; mean
- mercenary, avaricious, grasping, or meanly selfish
Origin: Fr sordide from Classical Latin sordidus from sordes, filth from Indo-European base an unverified form swordo(s)-, black, dirty from source swarthy, German schwarz
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