Synonyms for Bleak:desolate (adjective)
Draconian, Spartan, abrupt, acerbic, acrimonious, acute, ascetic, astringent, austere, authoritarian, basic, blunt, brisk, brusque, caustic, censorious, chilly, cool, correct, crisp, critical, curt, cutting, demanding, disciplined, dour, dry, exacting, frosty, fundamental, grim, gruff, harsh, hidebound, icy, imperial, inflexible, intense, intolerant, keen, lean, meticulous, obdurate, obstinate, oppressive, piquant, precise, prudish, puritanical, raw, relentless, rigid, rigorous, severe, sharp, short, spare, stern, stiff-necked, strait-laced, strict, stringent, tart, unbending, uncompromising.Other synonyms and related words:
Cimmerian, Grey, Pinching, Plutonian, absent, abusive, achromatic, adverse, affecting, afflictive, affording no hope, aggressive, aguish, air of distance, algid, alone, apathetic, apocalyptic, appealing, arctic, arid, arrant, attitude, awful, bad, bald, bare-ass, bare-assed, beatific, below zero, biting, bitter, bitterly cold, bittersweet, black, black market, blackened, blank, blasted, bleakly, blighted, bloodless, blown, blue, boisterous, bombed, bootleg, boreal, bringing ruin, broken, brooding, brumal, brunet, brutal, brutish, bug-eyed, bulldozed, burned, calamitous, calculating, careworn, childless, chill, chilled, chilling, claustrophobic, clay-cold, cleared, clouded, cloudy, cold, cold and damp, cold as charity, cold as death, cold as ice, cold as marble, cold weather, cold-blooded, colorless, comfortless, complete, completely unclothed, consummate, contraband, contrary, craggy, cranky, crude, cruel, curious, cut up, cynical, dank, dark, darkening, darkling, darkly, dead, deadening, defeatist, deflated, defoliate, defoliated, deforested, dense, deplorable, depressant, depressing, depressive, desolate, destitute, detached, devastated, devoid, difficult weather, dim, dimmed, dingy, dire, dirty, disagreeable, disastrous, discomforting, disconsolate, discouraging, disgraceful, disheartening, dismayed, dismaying, dispiriting, distant, distressed, distressful, distressing, doleful, dolorific, dolorogenic, dolorous, double-dyed, down, downbeat, downcast, drab, drained, drear, drearisome, dreich, dull, dumb, dusky, edged, elegiac, empty, everlasting, exposed, expressionless, extremely dark, faint, fatal, fatalistic, fateful, fish, flat, flattened, foggy, forbidding, foreboding, foul, free, freezing, freezing cold, fresh, friendless, frigid, frigorific, frost-bound, frost-nipped, frostbitten, frowning, full of worries, funebrial, funereal, gaunt, gelid, give way, glacial, glazed, glowering, go down, godforsaken, grave, gray, green, grief-stricken, grieved, grievous, gross, grumpy, happy, harassed, hard, hard as stone, haunted, heartbreaking, heartbroken, heartsick, heavy, heavy-hearted, heavyhearted, hibernal, hiemal, homesick, hopelessly, hostile, hot, hunted, hyperborean, ice-cold, ice-encrusted, icelike, ignominious, ill-tempered, in despair, in the altogether, in the buff, in the raw, inauspicious, inclement, infertile, inglorious, inhuman, inimical, injured, innocent, inopportune, isolated, joyless, knifelike, lamentable, lancinate, lancinating, leaden, leafless, lifeless, light, lonesome, louring, lovelorn, low, lowering, lugubrious, made cold, made uninhabitable, marginal, melancholic, menacing, merciless, mere, mild, mischievous, misty, mobile, monotonous, morbid, mordant, mournful, moving, murky, nameless, nasty, natural, negative, neglected, new, nipping, nippy, niveous, numbing, objectionable, obtuse, off-putting, ominous, open, oppressed, opprobrious, over-exacting, overcast, pained, painful, pallid, passionless, pathetic, peeled, penetrating, perfect, piercing, pitch black, pitch-dark, piteous, pitiable, pitiless, plain, pleasant, poignant, polar, punishing, punitive, pure, radiant, ravaged, raven, regretful, regretfully, regrettable, remote, rigourous, rimy, roguish, rough, rude, rueful, rugged, ruthless, sad, saddening, sadly, saturnine, scanty, scorched, scratchy, sensitive, sepulchral, severely simple, shadowy, shady, shamefaced, shameful, shattered, shivering, shivery, simple, sinister, skimp, sleety, slimy, slow, slushy, smoggy, smuggled, smutty, snappy, sodding, solemn, solitary, somber, sombre, sombrous, sore, sorrowful, spooky, squally, squawky, stabbing, staring, stark naked, starved, sterile, stinging, stone-cold, stony, stormy, stripped, subdued, subfusc, subfuscous, subzero, suicidal, sulky, sullen, sunless, sunny, supercooled, swarthy, tasting sourishly, taut, tempestuous, tender, tenebrific, tenebrous, thankless, thoroughgoing, thoughtful, threatening, tight-lipped, touching, transi de froid, treeless, triste, turbulent, tyrannical, ugly, unadulterated, unappealing, unattractive, unblinking, uncharged, uncomfortable, uncompassionate, uncreative, undersexed, unedifying, unembellished, unfavourable, unfeeling, unfinished, unfortunate, unfrequented, unfriendly, unhappy, unhopeful, uninventive, uninviting, unkind, unleavened, unloving, unmentionable, unoccupied, unornamented, unpleasant, unpopulated, unpromising, unpropitious, unreadable, unrewarding, unsanded, unsheathed, unsheltered, untoward, unwarmhearted, utter, vacant, vague, verdant, waste, weariful, wearisome, weary, weather-beaten, whipped, wild, wild-eyed, wind-swept, windblown, windswept, windy, winterbound, winterlike, wintery, wintry, wispy, wistful, withering, without hope, woebegone, woeful, worried, wretched, wry.
Rhymes for Bleak:
- peak, sleek, pique, shriek, geek, chic, reek, creek, streak, leak, leek, cheek, sneak, sheikh, meek, week, beak, freak, peek, wreak, clique, creak, sheik, squeak, seek, weak, greek, tweak, teak, speak;
- antique, bespeak, physique, belgique, cacique, oblique, batik, boutique, unique, critique, technique;
- mozambique, dominique;