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See definition of bleakness on Dictionary.com
  • as insadness
  • as inbarrenness
  • as indepression
  • as indesolation
  • as ingloom

synonyms for bleakness

  • anguish
  • grief
  • heartache
  • heartbreak
  • hopelessness
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • mourning
  • poignancy
  • sorrow
  • blahs
  • bummer
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • dispiritedness
  • distress
  • dolefulness
  • dolor
  • downer
  • dysphoria
  • forlornness
  • funk
  • gloominess
  • letdown
  • listlessness
  • moodiness
  • mournfulness
  • sorrowfulness
  • tribulation
  • woe
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • broken heart
  • dismals
  • downcastness
  • grieving
  • heavy heart
  • the blues
  • the dumps
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antonyms for bleakness

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  • cheer
  • delight
  • happiness
  • joy
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • comfort
  • gladness
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How to use bleakness in a sentence

Chris Beyrer, professor of epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, said the inauguration could come at a particularly bleak moment in the pandemic.
WHAT WILL INAUGURATION DAY LOOK LIKE AMID A PANDEMIC?EMILY DAVIES, JUSTIN JOUVENALNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They’ll end 2020 facing some of the nation’s bleakest employment prospects and the most volatile job market ever for recent college graduates.
ARE AMERICA’S TWENTY-SOMETHINGS DOOMED TO BECOME A LOST GENERATION?BERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 24, 2020FORTUNE
Restaurants have constructed table barriers between parties — sometimes for both indoor and outdoor operations — that can create a bleak illusion of closed-off safety, in spite of the virus’s potential for airborne transmission.
WHY PLEXIGLASS ALONE CAN’T PREVENT COVID-19TERRY NGUYENOCTOBER 23, 2020VOX
They have recognized that as bleak as the coronavirus is, it has presented an opportunity to gain an advantage that might last for years.
‘NECESSITY DRIVES INNOVATION’: DESPITE THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN, UPSTART AGENCIES ARE FINDING THEIR WAY TO LAUNCHSEB JOSEPHOCTOBER 21, 2020DIGIDAY
Even as stimulus talks continue on Capitol Hill the odds of passing another economic aid package are looking bleaker by the day.
WAITING TO PASS STIMULUS UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTION IS A MISTAKE, SAYS ECONOMIST MARK ZANDILANCE LAMBERTOCTOBER 13, 2020FORTUNE
In 1968, it was a bold but bleak expression of queerness, coming on the cusp of a historical breakthrough that would happen a year later at Stonewall.
‘THE BOYS’ ARE BACKJOHN PAUL KINGSEPTEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
The most recent New York Times Sunday Magazine features an evocative meditation by Saval on the bleak, even existential challenges confronting designers today.
CAN EUROPE REBUILD THE BAUHAUS?CLAYCHANDLERSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
While it can be bleak, it's often affecting, and it's one of the few high-profile games that's unafraid to toy with typical player expectations.
PICK UP THE LAST OF US PART II FOR $10 OFF—OR TAKE $30 OFF A USED COPYARS STAFFSEPTEMBER 3, 2020ARS TECHNICA
Across the media landscape, ad-based publishers are scrambling amid the bleak ad market to emphasize their own subscription products and shore up their businesses.
INSIDE TONY HAILE’S EXPEDITION TO (HELP) SAVE THE NEWS BUSINESS STEVEN PERLBERGJULY 27, 2020DIGIDAY
I want to sit on its benches again in spite of their treacherous bleakness, in spite of the drabness.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
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WORDS RELATED TO BLEAKNESS

  • aridity
  • aridness
  • bleakness
  • emptiness
  • underdevelopment
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.