sordidly


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adv

Synonyms for sordidly

in a sordid or squalid way

Synonyms

References in periodicals archive ?
The Marawi siege conveyed one clear message - it is not good to trivialize the threats posed by violent extremism and radicalism that sordidly continue to suck an increasing number of our youth in Mindanao, and the urgent imperative of shielding our communities and country from this global menace.
Militarization in the north and east of Sri Lanka is also said to be quite obvious in the form of the military's involvement in the civilian administration and more sordidly in commercial activities.
As though to complete the theme of trash in this rainy season, the recent All Saints/Souls holidays were likewise sordidly marked: The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) hauled 168 truckloads, or 1,008 tons, of garbage from 23 resting places of the dead.
The colonialist desire for wealth, with its logic of centralization of power, and its selectivity regarding who and what is deemed "human" mocked universal humanism which AimeCesaire terms "Pseudo-humanism." He maintains that "for too long Pseudo-humanism has diminished the right of man, that its concept of those rights has been-and still-is narrow and fragmentary, incomplete and biased and all things considered, sordidly racist" (Cesaire 15).
(They always go in a state of dirt and uncleanness, devoid of respect for themselves, or for those who see them, unwashed, unkempt, and sordidly attired.) [...] There is another marvel performed by those Bacsi, of whom I have been speaking as knowing so many enchantments.
Sordidly, the key components of the decision reiterate that text messages are considered calls under the TCPA; that phone services providers can now offer robocall blocking services and technology; that consumers who previously consented to receive calls from a business may revoke that consent at any time and through any undefined "reasonable" means; that a consumer's name in the contact list of an acquaintance's phone must provide their own consent to be called; and that exemptions to the TCPA's requirements for time-sensitive financial alerts and health care-related calls have unclear limitations.
Orwell cannot quite conceal his eagerness for even the most dismal experience, and he keeps an eye out for the sordidly picturesque: "It was a very narrow street--a ravine of tall, leprous houses, lurching towards one another in queer attitudes, as though they had all been frozen in the act of collapse." In the lower depths he cannot resist thinking of high art: Cellini, Fielding, Zola, Villon, Shakespeare, Melville, Tolstoy, Scott, and London all get their mention, and they are his true native companions in this alien land of the immiserated.
Alicia the "tramp" is not played sordidly, and we do learn that she had a good reason to act this way.
The justification of torture, sordidly redefined as "enhanced interrogation techniques," greatly damaged George W.
Meanwhile, after a grubby month of living sordidly, the simple Welsh souls who made such a sad spectacle of themselves said a tearful farewell to their beloved city of dreams, Cardiff.
Sarton based the nursing home she's speaking of on a "disgraceful" facility she visited in New Hampshire, "a place where more than one child has simply abandoned a senile parent, buried him alive." In the end, Caro decides to burn the house down along with the residents, reasoning that "death by fire" is better than "death by bad smells and bedpans and lost minds in sordidly failing bodies."
Hasluck describes it as 'gracefully and sordidly Victorian' (1977, p.
But the cardsharper and the clothes-stealer belong to the illiberal class, because they are sordidly avaricious: it is for gain that both types follow their profession and submit to a bad reputation, the one accepting the severest risks for the sake of their pilferings, the other profiting at the expense of their friends, to whom they ought to give; so both are sordidly avaricious, because they want to make gain from a wrong source.