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Definition of the noun bleakness

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noun - plural: bleaknesses

  1. a bleak and desolate atmosphere

Alternative definition of the noun bleakness


  1. The characteristic of being bleak.

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Google previewGeorge Eliot and the Conflict of Interpretations (1992)

A Reading of the Novels by David Carroll

'Amos Barton' is a bleak story whose bleakness is a reflection of its pervasive fragmentariness. It begins with the description of a gap of twenty-five years. On the far side of the gap is Shepperton church as it was in all its old quaintness and ...

Google previewHealthy Divorce (2009)

Keys to Ending Your Marriage While Preserving Your Emotional Well-Being by Lois Gold M.S.W.

There is only the now — today's bleakness means bleakness forever; bitterness is bitterness forever; loss is loss forever. Your survival becomes all-consuming. The future is an elusive image barely perceptible through the narrow lens of the ...

Google previewThe Culture of Pain (1991)

by David B. Morris

What redeems tragedy from utter bleakness is a sense that amid inescapable defeat we may sometimes TRAGIC PAIN rise to moments of awesome fortitude, grandeur, and almost inconceivable 261.

Google previewUseful Dictionary of Derived Words (2016)

by Martin Manser

bleakness n The speaker stressed the bleakness of the outlook for manufacturing in this country. BLESS vb 1 speak or ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

The landscape will lose its melancholy bleakness and . Plearedness. xtended form of bleak", a..] blear-witted (blér' wit'ed), a. leak; open; unsheltered; cold; chill. [Rare.] The eld blench of the crown. . galena, and by English.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 9: Literature by M. Thomas Inge

Indeed, in the bleakness of ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

nada, void 6 cavity, hollow 7 inanity, nullity, vacancy 8 bareness, dullness, nihility, voidness 9 blankness, bleakness, emptiness, inaneness, stupidity 10 barrenness, hollowness 1 1 nothingness, vacuousness 1 2 desolateness, nonexistence ...

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Quotes about Bleakness

The frost is on the pumpkin
and the scarecrows taken down.
The bleakness of the winter
is coming to my town.
The fowl are flying V shapes
to warmer climes than here
for the frost is on the pumpkin.
Soon icicles will appear. (Edwina Reizer)
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Scrabble value of B3L1E1A1K5N1E1S1S1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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