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squalid

adjective  /ˈskwɑl·ɪd/ us  
extremely dirty, poor, and unpleasant: The squalid apartment was her first home in the city.
squalor
noun [U]  /ˈskwɑl·ər/ us  
He lived in dreadful squalor despite having a small fortune in the bank.
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