The U.K. tabloids, as is their wont, have branded her “shameless,” “sordid,” and “the scourge of society.”
But it's the nature of this sordid business that it's impossible to know whether he's right.
The sordid story of a female co-founder stripped of her title because she was harassed.
Unlike Anthony, however, Arias has chosen to tell her sordid tale from the witness box.
No one knows the sordid details of the child-abuse scandal better than Clohessy.
What does a poet want with a knowledge of the world, in the common, sordid sense?
The friendship whose motive is utility is the friendship of sordid souls.
It is only in this degradation of sordid misery that he is shown to us in the Alchemist of Jonson.
What cared he for the sordid affairs of the sublunary sphere?
Even Tammany's thoughts began to lift above the sordid level of boodle.
early 15c., "festering," from Latin sordidus "dirty, filthy, foul, vile, mean, base," from sordere "be dirty, be shabby," related to sordes "dirt, filth," from PIE *swrd-e-, from root *swordo- "black, dirty" (cf. Old English sweart "black"). Sense of "foul, low, mean" first recorded 1610s. Related: Sordidly; sordidness.