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English definition of “bleak”

bleak

adjective     /bliːk/
C2 If a place is bleak, it is empty, and not welcoming or attractive: The house stands on a bleak, windswept moor.Describing bad weatherNot attractive to look atSerious and unpleasant bleak weather is cold and unpleasant C2 If a situation is bleak, there is little or no hope for the future: The economic outlook is bleak.Not hopeful bleakness     /ˈbliːk.nəs/ noun [U]
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