Sentence Examples with the word bleakness

As the sky grew less gloomy; indeed, began to grow a little genial, he became still less and less a recluse; as if, when the ship had sailed from home, nothing but the dead wintry bleakness of the sea had then kept him so secluded.

Monica Cutler looked up from her desk, a broad smile spreading across her face, brightening up the bleakness of the cloudy day.