Translation of bleak in Spanish:
adjective/adjetivo (-er, -est)
- 1.1 [landscape/moorland] inhóspito; [building/room] lóbrego; [painting] sombríoExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 [winter] crudo; [day] gris y deprimente 1.3 (miserable, cheerless) [prospects/news] sombrío, funesto he led a bleak existence llevaba una vida sin alegrías
- Our UN vehicle travelled along a barren and bleak landscape to reach the town from Sofia.
- The trees are bare, the land is bleak, closed, unproductive and numb, its furrows seemingly incapable of the new life we hope for in the spring.
- The yard and the vast prairie lands were bleak and desolate.
- You get a sense of the scale of the city as you speed down rivers that curve forever, flanked by electrical towers, bleak apartment buildings and factories.
- And it isn't just that so many of its key scenes are set in dark, dreary places: a hellish prison, a bleak factory, the sewers of Paris.
- Amongst these, a flutter of origami birds was the bright spot, alongside a glossy triptych of photos slotting bleak landscape between bleak tower blocks.
- Our weather was bleak, and in the US the climate was no better, the gloom reflecting the mood of the nation.
- There are still months of bleak weather stretching out ahead without a glimmer of anything to look forward to, and festive cheer has up and left.
- Why go back to that bleak weather and humdrum British nine to five?
- Newspaper reports about the topic also opened her eyes to the bleak situation of the elderly.
- Homeowners in flood-prone areas faced a bleak start to the new year.
- A bleak exposé of the risk came in a remarkably frank report by Jiang protge Zeng Qinghong, head of the party's powerful organization department.
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