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Adjective: squalid (squalider,squalidest)  skwó-lid
  1. Morally degraded; unpleasant and offensive; slovenly
    "the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal";
    - seamy, seedy, sleazy, sordid
  2. Foul and run-down and repulsive
    "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town"; "squalid living conditions";
    - flyblown, sordid, skeevy [US]

Derived forms: squalider, squalidest

See also: dirty, disreputable, soiled, unclean

Encyclopedia: Squalid