Definitions for bleakblik

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bleakblik(adj.)-er, -est.

  1. bare, desolate, and often windswept:

    a bleak plain.

  2. cold and piercing; raw:

    a bleak wind.

  3. without hope or encouragement; depressing; dreary:

    a bleak future.

Origin of bleak:

1300–50; ME bleke pale, b. variants bleche (OE blǣc) and blake (OE blāc)

bleak′ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, bleak, dim(adj)

    offering little or no hope

    "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things"

  2. bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark(adj)

    providing no shelter or sustenance

    "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape"

  3. bleak, cutting, raw(adj)

    unpleasantly cold and damp

    "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. bleak(adjective)blik

    without hope

    a bleak, lonely life

  2. bleakblik

    unpleasant and bare

    the bleak landscape

  3. bleakblik

    unpleasantly cold

    a bleak winter day; She looked at me bleakly.; the bleakness of the landscape

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bleak(adj)

    without color; pale; pallid

  2. Bleak(adj)

    desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds

  3. Bleak(adj)

    cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast

  4. Bleak(adj)

    a small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidae; the blay

Freebase

  1. Common bleak

    The bleak is a small freshwater coarse fish of the cyprinid family.


Translations for bleak

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bleak(adjective)

cold and unsheltered

a bleak landscape.

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