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


A gray dawn was breaking, and this is the coldest and bleakest hour of the day.

It was near the setting of the sun on one of the bleakest and coldest days of the year.

He looked the saddest, sickest, bleakest creature I had ever seen.

As for me, I would not change the bleakest of them for the province of Champagne.

It was a heavy forenoon for me, perhaps the bleakest and dreariest of my life.

They had found the 'herb, heart's-ease,' in the bleakest spot of all New England.

The effect is springlike and joyous on the bleakest winter day.

I like the bleakest hillside I ever slept on better than I like this house!

His Parish is one of the wildest and bleakest in Ireland, and is twenty-five miles long and eighteen wide.

The bleakest portions of a farm should be pastured off in autumn, so as to reserve the sheltered spots for winter use.