English word sordidness comes from English -ness, English sordid (Dirty or squalid.. Grasping.. Morally degrading.).

Sordidness etymology history?

Sordidness detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ness English (eng) Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being(the adjective)", "the quality of being(the adjective)", or "the measure of being(the adjective)".. Appended to words of other parts of speech to form nouns (often nonce words or terms in philosophy) meaning the state/quality/measure of the idea represented by these words.
sordid English (eng) Dirty or squalid.. Grasping.. Morally degrading.
sordidness English (eng) (countable) The result or product of being sordid.. (uncountable) The state or quality of being sordid.

Words with the same origin as sordidness

Descendants of -ness
awareness cleanliness craziness darkness dizziness emptiness express fondness foolishness happiness highness illness kindness nothingness readiness selfishness shyness strength talent tenderness ugliness unhappiness weakness weirdness willingness