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bleak

see definition of bleak
  • adjbarren
  • adjdepressing
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Synonyms for bleak

adj barren
  • austere
  • chilly
  • cold
  • desolate
  • dreary
  • grim
  • bare
  • blank
  • blighted
  • bombed
  • bulldozed
  • burned
  • cleared
  • deforested
  • desert
  • deserted
  • exposed
  • flat
  • gaunt
  • open
  • raw
  • scorched
  • stripped
  • unpopulated
  • unsheltered
  • weather-beaten
  • wild
  • windswept

Antonyms for bleak

  • bright
  • cheerful
  • friendly
  • happy
  • hot
  • sympathetic
  • warm
  • appealing
  • comfortable
  • comforting
  • congenial
  • encouraging
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • sunny
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to bleak

austere

adjective. grim, barren

bare

adjective. without covering or content

barest

adjective. without covering or content

biting

adjective. piercing, sharp
  • bitter
  • bleak
  • blighting
  • cold
  • crisp
  • cutting
  • freezing
  • harsh
  • nipping
  • penetrating
  • raw

black

adjective. hopeless

cheerless

adjective. depressing, unhappy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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