Word:

Bleak

Pronunciation: blēk
a.1.Without color; pale; pallid.
2.Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.
At daybreak, on the bleak sea beach.
- Longfellow.
3.Cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast.
n.1.(Zool.) A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidæ; the blay.
Adj.1.bleak - offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things"
Synonyms: dim, black
2.bleak - providing no shelter or sustenance; "bare rocky hills"; "barren lands"; "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"; "the desolate surface of the moon"; "a stark landscape"
Synonyms: barren, desolate, stark, bare
3.bleak - unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"
Synonyms: cutting, raw
Siberian, affecting, afflictive, affording no hope, algid, apathetic, arctic, austere, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, black, blown, boreal, brisk, brumal, chilly, cold as charity, cold as death, cold as ice, cold as marble, comfortless, crisp, cutting, dark, deplorable, depressive, despairing, desperate, despondent, discomforting, disconsolate, disheartening, dismaying, distressful, distressing, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, dour, drear, drearisome, exposed, forlorn, freezing, freezing cold, frigid, funebrial, funereal, gelid, glacial, grave, gray, grievous, grim, hard, harsh, hibernal, hiemal, hopeless, hyperborean, ice-cold, ice-encrusted, icelike, icy, in despair, inclement, joyless, keen, lamentable, melancholy, mournful, moving, nipping, nippy, numbing, oppressive, painful, pathetic, penetrating, piercing, pinching, piteous, pitiable, poignant, regrettable, rigorous, rueful, sad, saddening, saturnine, severe, sharp, sleety, slushy, snappy, solemn, somber, sombrous, sore, sorrowful, stone-cold, stringent, subzero, supercooled, touching, triste, uncomfortable, unhappy, unhopeful, weariful, wearisome, weary, windblown, winterbound, winterlike, wintery, wintry, without hope, woebegone, woeful, wretched
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Browse
Blazonment
Blazonry
Blea
Bleaberry
Bleach
bleach liquor
bleach out
Bleached
Bleacher
bleachers
Bleachery
Bleaching
bleaching agent
bleaching clay
bleaching earth
bleaching powder
-- Bleak --
bleakly
bleakness
Bleaky
bleam
Blear
Blear-eyed
Bleared
Bleareye
Bleareyedness
Bleary
bleary-eyed
Bleat
Bleater
Bleating
Bleb
blebbed
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