Synonyms and Antonyms of bleak
- a bleak outlook for the team for the rest of the season
black, cheerless, chill, cloudy, cold, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressing, depressive, desolate, dire, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, elegiac (also elegiacal), forlorn, funereal, gloomy, glum, godforsaken, gray (also grey), lonely, lonesome, lugubrious, miserable, morbid, morose, murky, saturnine, sepulchral, solemn, somber (or sombre), sullen, sunless, wretched
- It was a dark and bleak wintry day.
- a bleak December morning
Synonym Discussion of bleak
- dismal weather
- a dreary job
- the bleak years of the depression
- gloomy war news
- a drab and cheerless office
- a desolate outpost
Seen and Heard
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