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Adjective: bleak (bleaker,bleakest)  bleek
  1. Offering little or no hope
    "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult";
    - black, dim
     
  2. Providing no shelter or sustenance
    "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes";
    - bare, barren, desolate, stark
     
  3. Unpleasantly cold and damp
    "bleak winds of the North Atlantic";
    - cutting, raw
Noun: bleak  bleek
  1. A small European river fish

Derived forms: bleaker, bleakest, bleaks

See also: cold, hopeless, inhospitable

Encyclopedia: Bleak