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American English: /ˈsɔrdəd/
British English: /ˈsɔːdɪd/

Translation of sordid in Spanish:


  • 1 (base)
    do you want all the sordid details? [colloquial]
    ¿te interesan los detalles escabrosos?
    Example sentences
    • Fortunately for him, he will not be contemplating his sad and sordid crime from the inside of a prison cell.
    • Another motive, the sordid one, is the craving for gossip, particularly the naughty kind.
    • The Dutroux case, which uncovered a sordid picture of judicial and political corruption, implicated the highest levels of Belgian society.
  • 2 (squalid, dirty)
    Example sentences
    • After 18 months of complaining to various authorities and writing to the Craven Herald, the town hall entrance is still filthy and sordid.
    • At present you spend your lives in sordid labour, your abode in filthy slums; your children hunger and your masters say your slavery must endure forever.
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