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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: bleak(0.01214 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to bleak.
English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: 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” [syn: black, dim]
2: 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” [syn: bare, barren, desolate, stark]
3: unpleasantly cold and damp; “bleak winds of the North
Atlantic” [syn: cutting, raw]
English → English (gcide)
Bleak \Bleak\ (bl[=e]k), a. [OE. blac, bleyke, bleche, AS.
bl[=a]c, bl[=ae]c, pale, wan; akin to Icel. bleikr, Sw. blek,
Dan. bleg, OS. bl[=e]k, D. bleek, OHG. pleih, G. bleich; all
from the root of AS. bl[=i]can to shine; akin to OHG.
bl[=i]chen to shine; cf. L. flagrare to burn, Gr. fle`gein to
burn, shine, Skr. bhr[=a]j to shine, and E. flame. [root]98.
Cf. Bleach, Blink, Flame.]
1. Without color; pale; pallid. [Obs.]
When she came out she looked as pale and as bleak as
one that were laid out dead. --Foxe.
2. Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.
Wastes too bleak to rear
The common growth of earth, the foodful ear.
At daybreak, on the bleak sea beach. --Longfellow.
3. Cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast.
[1913 Webster] -- Bleak"ish, a. -- Bleak"ly, adv. --
Bleak \Bleak\, n. [From Bleak, a., cf. Blay.] (Zo["o]l.)
A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the
family Cyprinid[ae]; the blay. [Written also blick.]
Note: The silvery pigment lining the scales of the bleak is
used in the manufacture of artificial pearls. --Baird.