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1. bleak

adjective. ['ˈbliːk'] offering little or no hope.

Synonyms

  • hopeless
  • black

Antonyms

  • consolable
  • friendly
  • ample

Etymology

  • bleke (Middle English (1100-1500))

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How do you pronounce bleak?

Pronounce bleak as blik.

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Example sentences of the word bleak


1. Adjective
When fall turns the corner into winter, home landscapes can become a bit bleak.

2. Noun, singular or mass
OK, so the negative effects of social media sound a little bleak.

Quotes containing the word bleak


1. To not have any hope is where things start to get really bleak. Things are possible. The impossible can be possible.
- Sarah Paulson

2. Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.
- Allen Klein

3. We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord.
- Michael Novak

2. bleak

adjective. ['ˈbliːk'] providing no shelter or sustenance.

Synonyms

  • inhospitable
  • bare
  • stark
  • barren

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • covered
  • clothed
  • fancy

Etymology

  • bleke (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bleak

adjective. ['ˈbliːk'] unpleasantly cold and damp.

Synonyms

  • raw
  • cutting

Antonyms

  • cover
  • full
  • painted

Etymology

  • bleke (Middle English (1100-1500))
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