The word "sordid" is an adjective which means disorderly, or containing many unrelated parts. For example, "the criminal was party to many sordid affairs" would mean that the …criminal did many different things, not all similar to one another. It often has a negative connotation. He was full of shame about his past and often invented stories about his sordid childhood instead of telling the truth. I can give you several sentences. .
His sordid past had caught up to him. .
I had to turn away from the sordid slums we drove past. .
The sordid details of her sin shocked everyone. ( Full Answer )
The cast of Sordid Lives - 2000 includes: Rosemary Alexander as Dr. Eve Bolinger Sharron Alexis as Sara Kaufman Carl Balton as Riley Bonnie Bedelia as Latrelle Williamson Beau… Bridges as G.W. Nethercott Delta Burke as Noleta Nethercott Mitch Carter as Bumper Carl Chase as Naked Men (Background Performers) Ronnie Claire Edwards as Funeral Guest Makenna Cowgill as Smiling Baby Dale Dickey as Glyndora Peter Dunaj as Naked Men (Background Performers) Adam Feierstein as Mental Institution Orderly David Frazer as Bar Musicians (Background Performers) Kirk Geiger as Ty Williamson Jane George as Crying Mental Patient Beth Grant as Sissy Hickey Donna Hardy as Mrs. King (Organist) Earl Houston Bullock as Odell Owens Sarah Hunley as Juanita Bartlett Matt Leavitt as Bar Musicians (Background Performers) Sharyn Leavitt as Nurse Jackson Gloria LeRoy as Peggy Ingram Robert Lewis Stephenson as Crazy Preacher Man Mary Margaret Lewis as Ethel Beverly Nero as Theater Director Wayne Peavey as Songleader Karen Pellant as Cowgirl Darrell Philip as Funeral Guest William Phipps as Rev. Barnes Lorna Scott as Vera Lisso Scott Sturgis as Naked Men (Background Performers) Andrew Trosmans as Jason Dana Vitatoe as Cowboy ( Full Answer )
"Reek" means stench, smell, stink. "Sordid" means base, low, coarse, crude, lacking in spiritual or emotional elevation. "Things falling in on themselves" are collapsing, fall…ing apart from a lack of internal cohesion, or rotting. The image identifies things rotting and falling apart with a stink which is crude and animal. ( Full Answer )