What does squalor mean?

Definitions for squalor
ˈskwɒl ər, ˈskwɔ lərsqualor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sordidness, squalor, squalidness(noun)

    sordid dirtiness


  1. squalor(Noun)

    Squalidness; foulness; filthiness; squalidity.

  2. Origin: From the squalere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Squalor(noun)

    squalidness; foulness; filthness; squalidity

  2. Origin: [L., fr. squalere to be foul or filthy.]


  1. Squalor

    Squalor was a 4 issue limited series published by First Comics which ran from December 1989 through March 1990. It was created by Stefan Petrucha and Tom Sutton. The covers for each issue were painted by Jeffrey K. Potter, known for the covers he had provided for science fiction magazines such as Analog, Twilight Zone, and Asimov's. Squalor was notable in that it was Petrucha's debut as a comic book writer; he had previously published other works of fiction, however, and was working as a technical writer when Squalor was published.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of squalor in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of squalor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of 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.

Images & Illustrations of squalor

  1. squalorsqualorsqualor

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