Synonyms of bleak in English:

bleak


See definition of bleak

adjective

1‘a bleak landscape’

SYNONYMS
bare, exposed, desolate, stark, arid, desert, denuded, lunar, open, empty, windswept
treeless, forestless, without vegetation, defoliated
unsheltered, unprotected, unshielded
rare unwooded
ANTONYMS

lush, verdant

2‘a bleak wind had got up’

SYNONYMS
cold, keen, raw, harsh, wintry
piercing, penetrating, biting, nipping, stinging, sharp
freezing, icy, icy-cold, frosty, frigid, chilly
informal nippy
British informal parky
literary chill
ANTONYMS

warm, balmy

3‘the future looks bleak’

SYNONYMS
unpromising, unfavourable, unpropitious, inauspicious, adverse, disadvantageous, uninviting, discouraging, disheartening, depressing, cheerless, joyless, gloomy, sombre, dreary, dismal, wretched, miserable, black, dark, grim, drab, portentous, foreboding, hopeless, ominous
ANTONYMS

promising, hopeful