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"
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"
bleak, cutting, raw(adj)
unpleasantly cold and damp
"bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
without color; pale; pallid
desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds
cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast
a small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidae; the blay
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
blēk, adj. colourless: dull and cheerless: cold, unsheltered.—adv. Bleak′ly.—n. Bleak′ness. [A.S. blæc, blâc, pale, shining; a different word from blac (without accent), black. The root is blican, to shine.]
blēk, n. a small white river-fish.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The Leuciscus alburnus of naturalists, and the fresh-water sprat of Isaak Walton. The name of this fish is from the Anglo-Saxon blican, owing to its shining whiteness--its lustrous scales having long been used in the manufacture of false pearls.
Song lyrics by bleak -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by bleak on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of bleak in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bleak in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sometimes negating negativity works far better than envisioning positivity, especially in the cold, dark and miserable moments of life, when everything appears bleak with no ray of Sunshine.
On Good Friday they told us things were looking bleak and that we weren’t going to get him back, all the settings on all the machines were at their highest and he was still struggling. We had him christened, all his family came from all over to say goodbye, including his big brother.
The Greek Mythological Story of "Pandora's Box" teaches us the significance of self-control and self-discipline that can keep us away from the evils in the world. It also assures us that at the end of the day, there is always Hope - despite the severe storms of challenges, and when everything seems so dark and bleak. Never lose Hope, especially while overcoming the challenges of life.
People living with HIV who are not diagnosed don't have the drugs they need, they are infectious and the virus is spreading like wildfire all over London and Britain, vERY, VERY BLEAK.
Being able to participate and help get Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the space station for Demo-2 or the Crew-1 mission, those are the big milestones that stand out, these missions are exciting because it returns that human spaceflight capability to the Robert Mulcahy, something that we haven't had since 2011 when the shuttle retired. And that's really inspirational for people across the country and really across the world. I think that the big benefit of these missions launching in a very bleak year.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for bleak
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- мрачен, безрадостен, открит, блескач, гол, блед, безцветен, уклейBulgarian
- Ukelei, öde, bleich, farblos, ungeschützt, ausgeblichen, Laube, trostlos, desolat, trübe, freudlos, kahl, karg, düsterGerman
- θλιβερός, ψυχρός, άχαρος, άθλιος, άχρωμος, έρημος, σίρκοGreek
- desolado, color, pálido, alegría, albur, amargado, yermoSpanish
- kaame, kahvatu, plass, viidikasEstonian
- غم افزاPersian
- salakka, paljas, kalpea, kolkko, synkkä, karuFinnish
- gruamach, lomScottish Gaelic
- misero, desolato, pallido, infelice, triste, incolore, alborella, alburnoItalian
- ფერმკრთალი, უფერულიGeorgian
- AalbesLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- bleek, bliek, kleurloos, desolaat, guur, vreugdeloosDutch
- pálido, alburnete, desanimado, pálida, desoladoPortuguese
- незащищённый, голый, бесцветный, мрачный, открытый, бледный, уклейка, безрадостныйRussian
- dyster, löja, blek, färglösSwedish
- soluk, renksiz, solgunTurkish
Get even more translations for bleak »
Find a translation for the bleak definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Gaeilge (Irish)
- Українська (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)