Synonyms for sordid:
degenerate, deviant, dissolute, forbidden, unethical, blameworthy, perverted, incorrigible, iniquitous, worthless, hypocritical, reprehensible, low-down, unforgivable, unpardonable, amoral, malevolent, indefensible, unacceptable, trashy, sinful, debauched, decadent.
Other synonyms and related words:
debauched, bum, low-down, malevolent, stingy, Bemired, niggardly, cheesy, seedy, worthless, dishonorable, taboo, detestable, flyblown, corrupt, draggled, decadent, muddied, besmirched, dissolute, contaminating, naughty, errant, indefensible, tinny, Low-minded, mean, inhuman, reprehensible, seamy, ugly, evil, maggoty, amoral, uncleanly, bedraggled, degenerate, rotten, stained, subhuman, dark, currish, perverted, humble, punk, incorrigible, unnatural, sullied, blameworthy, lousy, befouled, sinful, contemptible, wicked, paltry, marked-up, execrable, black, cruddy, despicable, wretched, iniquitous, unethical, improper, disreputable, vile, trashy, begrimed, nasty, soiled, tainted, dull, parsimonious, unsavory, penurious.
seedy, squalid, sleazy, seamy.
dirty, bad, low (adjective)
miserly, low-down, sleazy, disreputable, impure, degenerate, base, shabby, black, uncleanly, seedy, vile, mean, nasty, selfish, mercenary, squalid, venal, grasping, despicable, slovenly, wretched, unclean, avaricious, filthy, foul, corrupt, grubby, degraded, debauched, ignoble.
infectious, grungy, squalid, untidy, impure, septic, unclean, scruffy, shabby, scatological, unhygenic, putrid, offensive, grubby, grimy, toxic, murky, fetid, odious, sloppy, muddy, smutty, foul, crummy, dirty, insalubrious, obscene, dusty, mucky, festering, filthy, slovenly, icky, defiled, unsanitary, disgusting, dingy.
coarse, gross, barnyard, cockney, indelicate, rank, gaudy, coarse-grained, common, clumsy, ill-bred, graceless, crude, colloquial, ignominious, homespun, in bad taste, tawdry, cheap, shameless, broad, tasteless, inelegant, garish, vulgar, salty, earthy, brazen, ignoble, offensive, rough, base, barbaric, depraved, undignified, rude, scandalous, animal, brutish, unseemly, idiomatic, obscene, outlandish, unpolished, raw, revolting, repulsive, unrefined, crass, chintzy, glaring, unbecoming, philistine, tactless, profane, degraded, low, sleazy, boorish.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for sordid:
- With the exception of the lady in " Two on a Tower," and one or two others, Mr. Hardy's characters are not the sort that one would care to be cast away with; yet will we sit the night out, book in hand, to follow their sordid fortunes. - "The So-called Human Race", Bert Leston Taylor.
- It isn't sordid trying to see what a quarter can be made to do. - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
- It's all very sordid and annoying. - "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill.