bleak

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbliːk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/blik/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blēk)


Inflections of 'bleak' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
bleaker
adj comparative
bleakest
adj superlative

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Sense: Adjective: uninviting - landscape or situation
Synonyms:
dreary , desolate, grim , bare , cheerless, depressing , wild , hopeless , gloomy , barren , blank , disheartening, weary , melancholy, lonely , flat , somber, sombre (UK), uninviting, joyless, godforsaken (slang), dull , sad , mournful, monotonous, dismal , windswept, treeless, blighted, craggy, dark , drab , dispiriting, funereal, lifeless, stark , empty , sparse , austere, spare , unsheltered, comfortless, hostile , dour
Antonyms:
green , verdant, fruitful , abundant, luxuriant, fertile, cheering, cheerful , joyful , inviting
Sense: Adjective: wintry
Synonyms:
wintry, chill , windy , stormy , cold , piercing , cutting , keen , biting , harsh , bitter , nipping, threatening , sharp , icy , severe , freezing , boreal, rigorous, chilly , raw , frosty, nippy (informal), glacial, polar, arctic, frozen
Antonyms:
sunny , bright , pleasant , bright and shining, cheerful , sunshiny, clear , cloudless, warm , lighthearted, happy , joyous

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