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bleakest


 
  Overview  of  adj  bleak 
 
  The  adj  bleak  has  3  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  black,  bleak,  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") 
  2.  (1)  bare,  barren,  bleak,  desolate,  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") 
  3.  bleak,  cutting,  raw  --  (unpleasantly  cold  and  damp;  "bleak  winds  of  the  North  Atlantic") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  bleak 
 
  3  senses  of  bleak 
 
  Sense  1 
  black,  bleak,  dim 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  hopeless)  ->  hopeful 
 
  Sense  2 
  bare,  barren,  bleak,  desolate,  stark 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  inhospitable)  ->  hospitable 
 
  Sense  3 
  bleak,  cutting,  raw 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  cold)  ->  hot 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  bleak 
 
  3  senses  of  bleak 
 
  Sense  1 
  black,  bleak,  dim 
  =>  hopeless  (vs.  hopeful) 
 
  Sense  2 
  bare,  barren,  bleak,  desolate,  stark 
  =>  inhospitable  (vs.  hospitable) 
 
  Sense  3 
  bleak,  cutting,  raw 
  =>  cold  (vs.  hot) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  bleak 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  bleak 
 
  bleak  used  as  an  adjective  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  bleak 
  bleak 
 
  Overview  of  adj  bleak 
 
  The  adj  bleak  has  3  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  black,  bleak,  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") 
  2.  (1)  bare,  barren,  bleak,  desolate,  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") 
  3.  bleak,  cutting,  raw  --  (unpleasantly  cold  and  damp;  "bleak  winds  of  the  North  Atlantic")