squalid


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, equiv. to squal(ere) to be dirty, encrusted + -idus -ID4]
Syn. 1. unclean. See dirty.

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Universalium. 2010.

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