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sordĭdātus , a, um, adj. sordidus; cf.: albatus, atratus, from albus, ater, etc.,
I.in dirty clothes, meanly or shabbily dressed.
I. Lit.
A. In gen.: quamquam ego sum sordidatus, frugi tamen sum, * Plaut. As. 2, 4, 90: “sordidata et sordida,Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 56 (shortly before: “pannis obsita): servi,Cic. Pis. 27, 67: “mancipia,id. Phil. 2, 29, 73.—
B. Esp., as a sign of mourning (when a person had lost friends by death, was under accusation, or in distress from any cause): “sensi magno opere moveri judices, cum excitavi maestum ac sordidatum senem,Cic. de Or. 2, 47, 195; cf. id. Pis. 41, 99: “reus,Liv. 6, 20; 27, 34: “Virginius sordidatus filiam suam obsoletā veste in forum deducit,id. 3, 47: “expulsi bonis omnibus Romam venerunt, sordidati,Cic. Verr. 2, 2, 25, § 62: “turba Aetolorum,Liv. 45, 28: “primo diluculo sordidatus descendit ad rostra,Suet. Vit. 15.—*
II. Trop., foul, polluted: “sordidatissima conscientia,Sid. Ep. 3, 13 fin.
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