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English word sordid comes from Latin sordidus (dirty, of poor quality, low-brow).

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Sordid detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sordeo Latin (lat) (figuratively) I am despised, slighted or held of no account.. (figuratively) I am mean or base.. I am dirty, filthy or foul.
sordidus Latin (lat) Dirty. Of poor, mean, base quality, low-brow.
sordid English (eng) Dirty or squalid.. Grasping.. Morally degrading.

Words with the same origin as sordid

Descendants of sordere
sordidity sordidness