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Synonyms for squalor
ˈskwɒl ər, ˈskwɔ lərsqualor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sordidness, squalor, squalidnessnoun

    sordid dirtiness

    Synonyms:
    despicability, sordidness, despicableness, squalidness, baseness, contemptibility

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. squalornoun

    Synonyms:
    [L.] foulness, SQUALIDNESS

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "squalor":

    misery, destitution, indigence

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How to use squalor in a sentence?

  1. Herman Mashaba:

    It boggles the mind that we can live in such a filthy city when we have one of the highest unemployment rates in the world, people still live in squalor 21 years into our democracy.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    You should not first, give thanks for a pot of gold, but instead, because you’re healthy and others are not. Then give thanks for the food you eat because others are hungry. And then give thanks for the shelter you live within because others must sleep in the squalor of the alleys. And once you have given thanks for these necessities, seek out those without them and your soul will be at peace, and the pot of gold remains within your reach.

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