The definition of squalid is something that is very dirty, foul or conditions that are unsanitary and unhealthy.(adjective)
An example of squalid is the appearance of a shack in which a homeless person has been living.
See squalid in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L squalidus < squalere, to be foul or filthy
See squalid in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin squālidus
Origin: , from squālēre, to be filthy
Origin: , from squālus, filthy.
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