Textual thesaurus for "bleak"

(adj) black, dim

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

(adj) desolate, bare, barren, stark

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

(adj) raw, cutting

unpleasantly cold and damp

bleak winds of the North Atlantic