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Bleakness   /blˈiknəs/   Listen
Bleakness

noun
1.
A bleak and desolate atmosphere.  Synonyms: bareness, desolation, nakedness.






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"Bleakness" Quotes from Famous Books



... and training enabled Mary Mesurier to understand and make allowances for the narrower and harder nature of her husband, whom she learnt in time rather to pity for the bleakness of his early days, than to condemn for their effect upon his character. He was strong, good, clever, and handsome, and exceptionally all those four good reasons for loving him; and the intellectual sympathy, the sharing of broader interests, ...
— Young Lives • Richard Le Gallienne



Words linked to "Bleakness" :   nakedness, desolation, glumness, gloominess, bleak, gloom, bareness



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