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Synonyms for squalid
ˈskwɒl ɪd, ˈskwɔ lɪdsqualid

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  1. squalid

    Synonyms:
    foul, dirty, untended, filthy, nasty, unclean, mucky, poverty-stricken

    Antonyms:
    wholesome, cleanly, tended, trim, tidy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid, squalidadjective

    morally degraded

    "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos"; "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle Weekly; "the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce; "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal"

    Synonyms:
    indisposed, chintzy, poorly(p), ailing, peaked(p), scruffy, dirty, tinny, bum, flyblown, sleazy, crummy, unwell, cheesy, seedy, seamy, cheap, sordid, under the weather, punk, sickly

    Antonyms:
    clean, reputable

  2. flyblown, squalid, sordidadjective

    foul and run-down and repulsive

    "a flyblown bar on the edge of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid shantytowns"

    Synonyms:
    maggoty, sordid, seamy, sleazy, seedy, flyblown, dirty

    Antonyms:
    clean, reputable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. squalidadjective

    Synonyms:
    filthy, nasty, dirty, foul, unclean

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. squalidadjective

    Synonyms:
    filthy, foul, nasty, dirty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "squalid":

    sordid, dirty, miserable, wretched, sleazy

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How to use squalid in a sentence?

  1. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    No beauty awaits the disheveled and squalid.

  2. Roy Chaderton:

    The sound produced in a squalid head is like a click because the skull is empty. So it goes through fast.

  3. Lisa Graybill:

    Dozens have died and hundreds of others live in squalid conditions with standing sewage in freezing temperatures as a result of ... Mississippis neglect. Mississippis prisons are overcrowded, understaffed, and arent safe for anyone.

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