What does bleakness mean?

bleakness meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1600, from bleak + -ness.

bleakness meaning in General Dictionary

a bleak and desolate environment

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.

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