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Bleak vs. Hope

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  • Bleak (adjective)

    Without color; pale; pallid.

  • Bleak (adjective)

    Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.

    "A bleak and bare rock."

    "They escaped across the bleak landscape."

    "A bleak, crater-pocked moonscape."

    "We hiked across open meadows and climbed bleak mountains."

  • Bleak (adjective)

    Unhappy; cheerless; miserable; emotionally desolate.

    "Downtown Albany felt bleak that February after the divorce."

    "A bleak future is in store for you."

    "The news is bleak."

    "The survey paints a bleak picture."

  • Bleak (noun)

    A small European river fish (Alburnus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidae.

  • Hope (noun)

    The belief or expectation that something wished for can or will happen.

    "I still have some hope that I can get to work on time."

    "After losing my job, there's no hope of being able to afford my world cruise."

    "There is still hope that we can find our missing cat."

  • Hope (noun)

    The actual thing wished for.

  • Hope (noun)

    A person or thing that is a source of hope.

    "We still have one hope left: my roommate might see the note I left on the table."

  • Hope (noun)

    The virtuous desire for future good.

  • Hope (noun)

    A hollow; a valley, especially the upper end of a narrow mountain valley when it is nearly encircled by smooth, green slopes; a comb.

  • Hope (noun)

    A sloping plain between mountain ridges.

  • Hope (noun)

    A small bay; an inlet; a haven.

  • Hope (verb)

    To want something to happen, with a sense of expectation that it might.

    "I hope everyone enjoyed the meal."

    "I am still hoping that all will turn out well."

  • Hope (verb)

    To be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes.

  • Hope (verb)

    To place confidence; to trust with confident expectation of good; usually followed by in.

  • Hope (verb)

    To wish.

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  • Bleak (adjective)

    Without color; pale; pallid.

  • Bleak (adjective)

    Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.

  • Bleak (adjective)

    Cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast.

  • Bleak (noun)

    A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidæ; the blay.

  • Hope (noun)

    A sloping plain between mountain ridges.

  • Hope (noun)

    A small bay; an inlet; a haven.

  • Hope (noun)

    A desire of some good, accompanied with an expectation of obtaining it, or a belief that it is obtainable; an expectation of something which is thought to be desirable; confidence; pleasing expectancy.

  • Hope (noun)

    One who, or that which, gives hope, furnishes ground of expectation, or promises desired good.

  • Hope (noun)

    That which is hoped for; an object of hope.

  • Hope (verb)

    To entertain or indulge hope; to cherish a desire of good, or of something welcome, with expectation of obtaining it or belief that it is obtainable; to expect; - usually followed by for.

  • Hope (verb)

    To place confidence; to trust with confident expectation of good; - usually followed by in.

  • Hope

    To desire with expectation or with belief in the possibility or prospect of obtaining; to look forward to as a thing desirable, with the expectation of obtaining it; to cherish hopes of.

  • Hope

    To expect; to fear.

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  • Bleak (adjective)

    offering little or no hope;

    "the future looked black"

    "prospects were bleak"

    "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"

    "took a dim view of things"

  • Bleak (adjective)

    providing no shelter or sustenance;

    "bare rocky hills"

    "barren lands"

    "the bleak treeless regions of the high Andes"

    "the desolate surface of the moon"

    "a stark landscape"

  • Bleak (adjective)

    unpleasantly cold and damp;

    "bleak winds of the North Atlantic"

  • Hope (noun)

    a specific instance of feeling hopeful;

    "it revived their hope of winning the pennant"

  • Hope (noun)

    the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled;

    "in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope"

  • Hope (noun)

    grounds for feeling hopeful about the future;

    "there is little or no promise that he will recover"

  • Hope (noun)

    someone (or something) on which expectations are centered;

    "he was their best hope for a victory"

  • Hope (noun)

    United States comedian (born in England) who appeared in films with Bing Crosby (born in 1903)

  • Hope (noun)

    one of the three Christian virtues

  • Hope (verb)

    expect and wish;

    "I trust you will behave better from now on"

    "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"

  • Hope (verb)

    be optimistic; be full of hope; have hopes;

    "I am still hoping that all will turn out well"

  • Hope (verb)

    intend with some possibility of fulfilment;

    "I hope to have finished this work by tomorrow evening"

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