Squalidity Squa*lid"i*ty (skw[.a]*l[i^]d"[i^]*t[y^]), n. [L. squaliditas.] The quality or state of being squalid; foulness; filthiness. [1913 Webster]

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  • squalidity — See squalidly. * * * …   Universalium

  • squalidity — n. See squalidness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • squalidity — squa·lid·i·ty …   English syllables

  • squalidity — skwäˈlidəd.ē, wȯˈ , wāˈ noun ( es) Etymology: Late Latin squaliditas, from Latin squalidus squalid + itas ity : the quality or state of being squalid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Squalor — Squa lor (skw[=a] l[^o]r), n. [L., fr. squalere to be foul or filthy.] Squalidness; foulness; filthiness; squalidity. [1913 Webster] The heterogeneous indigent multitude, everywhere wearing nearly the same aspect of squalor. I. Taylor. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squalid — squalidly, adv. squalidness, squalidity /skwo lid i tee/, n. /skwol id, skwaw lid/, adj. 1. foul and repulsive, as from lack of care or cleanliness; neglected and filthy. 2. wretched; miserable; degraded; sordid. [1585 95; < L squalidus dirty,… …   Universalium

  • squalor — noun Squalidness; foulness; filthiness; squalidity …   Wiktionary

  • squalor — Synonyms and related words: abjectness, abominableness, atrociousness, awfulness, baseness, beastliness, beggarliness, bestiality, blowziness, brutality, carelessness, chintziness, contemptibility, contemptibleness, crumminess, debasement,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • squalidness — n. Foulness, filthiness, squalidity, squalor …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • squalor — n misery, miserableness, poverty, wretchedness, squalidness, squalidity; sordidness, abjectness, abjection, slumminess, starkness; filth, dirt, foulness, vileness, fulsomeness, feculence, scumminess, muckiness, sliminess, smuttiness, grunginess,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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