Antonyms of adj bleak

3 senses of bleak

Sense 1
black, bleak, dim -- (offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things")

INDIRECT (VIA hopeless) -> hopeful -- (having or manifesting hope; "a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets"; "found a hopeful way of attacking the problem")

Sense 2
bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA inhospitable) -> hospitable -- (favorable to life and growth; "soil sufficiently hospitable for forest growth"; "a hospitable environment")

Sense 3
bleak, cutting, raw -- (unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic")

INDIRECT (VIA cold) -> hot -- (used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning; "hot stove"; "hot water"; "a hot August day"; "a hot stuffy room"; "she's hot and tired"; "a hot forehead")

Similarity of adj bleak

3 senses of bleak

Sense 1
black, bleak, dim -- (offering little or no hope; "the future looked black"; "prospects were bleak"; "Life in the Aran Islands has always been bleak and difficult"- J.M.Synge; "took a dim view of things")
       => hopeless (vs. hopeful) -- (without hope because there seems to be no possibility of comfort or success; "in an agony of hopeless grief"; "with a hopeless sigh he sat down")

Sense 2
bare, barren, bleak, desolate, stark -- (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")
       => inhospitable (vs. hospitable) -- (unfavorable to life or growth; "the barren inhospitable desert"; "inhospitable mountain areas")

Sense 3
bleak, cutting, raw -- (unpleasantly cold and damp; "bleak winds of the North Atlantic")
       => cold (vs. hot) -- (having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration; "a cold climate"; "a cold room"; "dinner has gotten cold"; "cold fingers"; "if you are cold, turn up the heat"; "a cold beer")

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