Definition of Squalor

1. Noun. Sordid dirtiness.

Exact synonyms: Sordidness, Squalidness
Generic synonyms: Dirtiness, Uncleanness
Derivative terms: Sordid, Squalid, Squalid



Definition of Squalor

1. n. Squalidness; foulness; filthness; squalidity.

Definition of Squalor

1. Noun. Squalidness; foulness; filthiness; squalidity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Squalor

1. the quality or state of being squalid [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squalor

squaller
squallers
squallier
squalliest
squalliness
squalling
squallish
squalls
squally
squalodon
squalodons
squalodont
squalodonts
squaloid
squaloids
squalor (current term)
squalors
squama
squama frontalis
squama occipitalis
squama temporalis
squamaceous
squamae
squamate
squamates
squamation
squamations
squamatization
squamduck

Literary usage of Squalor

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1. Narrative of the Earl of Elgin's Mission to China and Japan in the Years by Laurence Oliphant (1859)
"... TRADE OF TIENTSIN squalor OF THE INHABITANTS—BURIAL-PLACES—TOTAL ALLIED FORCE AT TIENTSIN EXPLORATION OF THE SURROUNDING COUNTRY THE HARVEST AT TIENTSIN ..."

2. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"ITALIAN LIFE IN NEW YORK — SCENES IN THE GREAT BEND IN MULBERRY STREET-HOMES OF FILTH AND squalor. The Home of the Organ-Grinder and his Monkey — Italian ..."

3. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"ITALIAN LIFE IN NEW YORK — SCENES IN THE GREAT BEND IN MULBERRY STREET —HOMES OF FILTH AND squalor. The Home of the Organ Grinder mitl his Monkey—Italian ..."

4. Village London: The Story of Greater London by Edward Walford (1884)
"... of Tuscany—The " Two Kings of Brentford "—The Dirt and squalor of Brentford—How the Duke of Wellington nearly came to grief here—Ancient Hostelries—Old ..."

5. ... The Native Races: Of the Pacific States by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... living in the utmost squalor and filth, putting no bridle on their passions, there is surely room for no missing link between them and brutes.213 Yet, ..."

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