Sordid  

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"The sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils." --James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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Sordid is an English adjective used to describe things which are dirty, squalid or morally degrading.

Etymology

Latin sordidus, from sordere 'be dirty'.




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