English to Afrikaans Meaning :: sordid

Sordid :
ongure
- onguresordidlysordidness
 

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Adjective(1) morally degraded(2) unethical or dishonest(3) foul and run-down and repulsive(4) meanly avaricious and mercenary

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(1) But rather, you should introduce some fair and noble impression to replace it, and banish this base and sordid one.(2) What is being revealed in this sordid spectacle is the deep-going corruption of the traditional institutions of bourgeois rule in America.(3) The Dutroux case, which uncovered a sordid picture of judicial and political corruption, implicated the highest levels of Belgian society.(4) After 18 months of complaining to various authorities and writing to the Craven Herald, the town hall entrance is still filthy and sordid .(5) This story is sordid and shameful, and everyone who was involved in producing it should be ashamed of themselves.(6) Add to that you have the tax dodge of offshore accounts and you have a rather sordid picture.(7) Another motive, the sordid one, is the craving for gossip, particularly the naughty kind.(8) The law must contemplate the full and often sordid scope of social reality.(9) Yet their works continued to draw audiences; no matter how bizarre the plots, how filled with sordid family squabbles, the ghetto dwellers regarded them as a form of documentary.(10) They say that every picture tells a story, and I'd say this picture tells a sordid one.(11) Bianchi is at his best when he delivers his seedy, sordid lyrics in a blank, innocent voice.(12) It is about the sordid deeds people's abject ambitions ultimately lead to.(13) After the fall of communism, part of the peace dividend that the free world enjoyed was the moral relief of being able to withdraw from such sordid partnerships.(14) Fortunately for him, he will not be contemplating his sad and sordid crime from the inside of a prison cell.(15) Although outsiders view the pairing as sordid and unsavoury, the couple cling together, finding solace in this unlikely romance.(16) But together they present a sordid picture of a man who used his status as a minor celebrity to seduce a bevy of women, often in unsavoury circumstances.
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Adjective
1. sleazy ::
sleazy
2. squalid ::
goor
3. seedy ::
verwaarloosde
4. dirty ::
vuil
Antonyms
1. clean ::
skoon
2. cleanly ::
skoon
3. immaculate ::
onberispelike
Different Forms
sordid, sordidly, sordidness
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