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synonyms for squalor

  • decay
  • destitution
  • starvation
  • dirtiness
  • foulness
  • impoverishment
  • indigence
  • poorness
  • seediness
  • wretchedness
  • grunginess
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How to use squalor in a sentence

Remember, if it wasn’t for Biles bringing her clout to the issue, these users would still be making women train in the buggy squalor of the Karolyi Ranch, the USOPC-sanctioned hellhole where they were molested.
SIMONE BILES WAS ABANDONED BY AMERICAN OLYMPIC OFFICIALS, AND THE TORMENT HASN’T STOPPEDSALLY JENKINSJULY 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She had a big role in recasting downtown as a desirable destination after decades of squalor.
‘THE DECIDED ARE ALWAYS CALM’: REMEMBERING GAIL STOORZA-GILLSCOTT LEWISJUNE 8, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Critics dubbed these settings Greeneland, as if the squalor and trauma were pure invention.
THE DRAMATIC — AND EMBELLISHED — LIFE OF GRAHAM GREENEMICHAEL MEWSHAWJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
And over all these changes from grandeur to squalor, bent down the purple heavens with their unchanging splendour!
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
That life was one passed largely in dulness and perhaps comparative squalor.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
Individual competition, in uncontrolled energy, reigned supreme amid almost incredible suffering and squalor.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
And this poverty and squalor were not to be found only in one part of Poland, they seem to have been general.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
The meanness, the squalor, the degradation of his morale and life are not discernible in his works.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
With a sudden elation he thought of the change in his fortunes, and how soon he should have turned his back upon all this squalor.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
The lovely girl was always happy when ministering to the sick, even in the huts of destitution and squalor.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SQUALOR

  • contamination
  • defilement
  • dirt
  • filth
  • filthiness
  • foulness
  • griminess
  • grubbiness
  • impureness
  • impurity
  • pollution
  • squalor
  • uncleanliness
  • uncleanness
  • unwholesomeness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.