SQUALOR in a Sentence

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 n.  filthy and wretched condition or quality; dirty or neglected state
Classic Sentence:
1  In any case, it is a matter of their own personal squalor, and nothing to do with anybody else.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
2  He was conscious of failure and of detection, of the squalor of his own mind and home, and felt against his neck the raw edge of his turned and jagged collar.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 2
Example Sentence:
1  Rusted, broken-down cars in its yard, trash piled up on the porch, tar paper peeling from the roof, the shack was the picture of squalor.
2  It tells the story of an aspiring young man's attempt to rise above the squalor of the street.