Filthiness vs Squalor - What's the difference?

filthiness | squalor |


As nouns the difference between filthiness and squalor

is that filthiness is the property of being filthy while squalor is squalidness; foulness; filthiness; squalidity.

filthiness

English

Noun

(-)
  • the property of being filthy
  • Synonyms

    * dirtiness

    squalor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Squalidness; foulness; filthiness; squalidity.
  • * The heterogenous indigent multitude, everywhere wearing nearly the same aspect of squalor . -- Taylor
  • * To bring this sort of squalor among the upper classes. -- Dickens
  • ** Dickens also used the term to refer to those living in Squalor, such as those in the slums.
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