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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 squal·id /ˈskwɑləd/
 (a.)汙穢的,骯髒的,悲慘的,可憐的,卑劣的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Squal·id a.  Dirty through neglect; foul; filthy; extremely dirty.
    Uncombed his locks, and squalid his attire.    --Dryden.
    Those squalid dens, which are the reproach of large capitals.   --Macaulay.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 squalid
      adj 1: morally degraded; "a seedy district"; "the seamy side of
             life"; "sleazy characters hanging around casinos";
             "sleazy storefronts with...dirt on the walls"- Seattle
             Weekly; "the sordid details of his orgies stank under
             his very nostrils"- James Joyce; "the squalid
             atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal" [syn: seamy, seedy,
              sleazy, sordid]
      2: foul and run-down and repulsive; "a flyblown bar on the edge
         of town"; "a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest
         part of town"; "squalid living conditions"; "sordid
         shantytowns" [syn: flyblown, sordid]