What is another word for slummier?

83 synonyms found


[ slˈʌmɪə], [ slˈʌmɪə], [ s_l_ˈʌ_m_ɪ__ə]

How to use "Slummier" in context?

People often associate being lower class with being dirtier. However, there are people in the lower class who are just as slummier as those who are in the upper class. A person's socioeconomic status has a lot to do with the level of slums they live in.

Some of the most deprived neighbourhoods in the United States are clustered in urban areas with high poverty rates. These neighbourhoods have high concentrations of people in the lower classes, and are often referred to as slums. Slums are generally defined as areas that are populated by lower-income families and individuals who have inferior housing and sanitation standards.

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