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Definition of "squalidness" []

  • The state of being squalid (noun)

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Use "squalidness" in a sentence
  • "And I've carried swag for months out back in Australia -- and it was life, in spite of its "squalidness" and meanness and wretchedness and hardship, and in spite of the fact that the world would have regarded us as "tramps" -- and a free life amongst _men_ from all the world!"
  • "It was morning, I remember, when I thus awoke to understanding: I had forgotten the particulars of what had happened, and only felt as if some great misfortune had suddenly overwhelmed me; but when I looked around, and saw the barred windows, and the squalidness of the room in which I was, all flashed across my memory, and I groaned bitterly."
  • "It contained but two rooms, and these exhibited all the squalidness of the most miserable penury."