Bleakness - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbliːknəs|  American pronunciation of the word bleakness
Brit.  |ˈbliːknəs|  British pronunciation of the word bleakness

noun

- a bleak and desolate atmosphere (syn: bareness, desolation, nakedness)

Examples

...a bleak outlook for the team for the rest of the season...

...it was a dark and bleak wintry day...

...the bleakness of winter sometimes gives me cause for melancholy...

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