adjective, bleak·er, bleak·est.
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The future, however, need not look bleak for advertisers and publishers.
Despite this exalted status, it has long been associated with a great mystery and a bleak implication.
Until then, for Mehta, Rathod and many others like them, it’s a bleak road ahead as they struggle to regain their fame and income.It’ll Take More Than 15 Seconds to Rebuild Virality|Pallabi Munsi|December 2, 2020|Ozy
Many moments this year seemed bleak, but we were able to come through.
Taken together, the future for department stores is bleak, and for many of the malls they anchor.The death of the department store and the American middle class|Jason Del Rey|November 30, 2020|Vox
And yet, there was always an astringent, bleakly humorous honesty to the man.
Thomas Edsall offers a bleakly pessimistic assessment of American politics in his new book, The Age of Austerity.
The high peaks, gray and streaked with new-fallen snow, shone grandly, bleakly through the firs.The Forester's Daughter|Hamlin Garland
Instead of being glad to hear it, he was bitterly, bleakly disappointed, and felt chilled to the heart with cold.A Soldier of the Legion|C. N. Williamson
The morning broke, as it always did whenever we tried to cross the river, bleakly and coldly.Wanderings in Patagonia|Julius Beerbohm
She was standing by the window, staring down at the gray, distant desert, her eyes as bleakly empty as it.--And Devious the Line of Duty|Tom Godwin
They knocked again, waited, then stared at each other bleakly.The Golden Skull|John Blaine