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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Meanly avaricious and mercenary; Foul and run-down and repulsive; Unethical or dishonest; Morally degraded.

Usage examples (36)
  • There comes a purpose to stop the world being so sordid, to help the people rather than dismiss them.
  • sordid avarice
  • Three years passed in sordid struggle and disappointment.
  • The majority of the world's people live in sordid conditions, deprived of basic necessities. for more
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