Definition of Bleakish

1. somewhat bleak [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bleakish

bleaching
bleaching agent
bleaching agents
bleaching clay
bleaching earth
bleaching powder
bleaching powders
bleachings
bleachlike
bleachorexia
bleacht
bleah
bleak
bleaker
bleakest
bleakish (current term)
bleakly
bleakness
bleaknesses
bleaks
bleaky
blear
blear-eyed
bleared
blearedness
blearer
blearest
bleareye
bleareyed
bleareyedness

Literary usage of Bleakish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1864)
"Till he flashed casually before me in that perambulation of benevolence which led him into our bleakish parts, never had I felt such a power, ..."

2. Music (1900)
"... from his gifts—by indomitable perseverance, an untamable appetite for study, and an imperturbable patience under, ofttimes, bleakish circumstances. ..."

3. The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies: From the Old by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Arthur Coke Burnell, Pieter Anton Tiele (1885)
"... also because all the Indians doe much delight in sweet smelling savours. The white 8f yellow or bleakish Sanders is likewise used by us, ..."

4. The Works of James Russell Lowell by James Russell Lowell (1892)
"Here is a verse, too, that shows a kind of bleakish sympathy of sound and sense. Long life, he tells us,— " Is a long journey in December gone. ..."

5. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1878)
"It is bleakish at present round the Old Manor House, but still we could give yon a walk or a ride most days, a roast fowl and good claret, a warm fireside, ..."

6. Forty Years in a Moorland Parish: Reminiscences and Researches in Danby in by John Christopher Atkinson (1891)
"My remark was, " Why, it's a bleakish spot, William. It must be a deal snugger and more sheltered down yonder," pointing to his own home in the valley ..."

7. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1864)
"Till he flashed casually before me in that perambulation of benevolence which led him into our bleakish parts, never had I felt such a power, ..."

8. Music (1900)
"... from his gifts—by indomitable perseverance, an untamable appetite for study, and an imperturbable patience under, ofttimes, bleakish circumstances. ..."

9. The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies: From the Old by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Arthur Coke Burnell, Pieter Anton Tiele (1885)
"... also because all the Indians doe much delight in sweet smelling savours. The white 8f yellow or bleakish Sanders is likewise used by us, ..."

10. The Works of James Russell Lowell by James Russell Lowell (1892)
"Here is a verse, too, that shows a kind of bleakish sympathy of sound and sense. Long life, he tells us,— " Is a long journey in December gone. ..."

11. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1878)
"It is bleakish at present round the Old Manor House, but still we could give yon a walk or a ride most days, a roast fowl and good claret, a warm fireside, ..."

12. Forty Years in a Moorland Parish: Reminiscences and Researches in Danby in by John Christopher Atkinson (1891)
"My remark was, " Why, it's a bleakish spot, William. It must be a deal snugger and more sheltered down yonder," pointing to his own home in the valley ..."

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