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Visual ImageryPlay
Use 'sordid' to evoke strong visual images of neglect or poor conditions. SlidePhotographs revealed the sordid state of the abandoned school.
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Physical DiscomfortPlay
'Sordid' often suggests environments that can make one physically uncomfortable. SlideThey had to endure the sordid heat of the cramped room.
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Negative AtmospherePlay
It implies a general atmosphere that is unpleasant and repulsive. SlideThe movie depicted the sordid underbelly of the city's nightlife.