bleak - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    without any reasons to feel happy or hopeful

    Things look very bleak for the team.

    paint a bleak picture (=say that the situation is not hopeful):

    The survey paints a bleak picture of an ill and ageing population.

  2. 2
    a bleak place seems cold and unfriendly and has no pleasant features

    a bleak landscape

    1. a.
      bleak weather is very cold and grey

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