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adjective bleak pronunciation in American English /blik/
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adjectivebleak
comparativebleaker
superlativebleakest
  1. 1
    without any reasons to feel happy or hopeful
    Things look very bleak for the team.
    Textile workers face a bleak future.
    paint a bleak picture (=say that the situation is not hopeful): The survey paints a bleak picture of an unhealthy and aging population.

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