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Definitionmorally degraded; or foul and repulsive
- There Charon stands, who rules the dreary coastA sordid god: down from his hoary chin A length of beard descends, uncomb'd, unclean; His eyes, like hollow furnaces on fire; A girdle, foul with grease, binds his obscene attire.Book 6 (33% in)
- Latinus tears his garments as he goes, Both for his public and his private woes; With filth his venerable beard besmears, And sordid dust deforms his silver hairs.Book 12 (65% in)
There are no more uses of "sordid" in The Aeneid.
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