Definitions for "Bleak"
A small European river fish (Leuciscus alburnus), of the family Cyprinidæ; the blay.
die Laube die Ukelei Alburnus alburnus
A small freshwater fish ( Alburnus lucidus); and a similar saltwater fish ( OED).
Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.
Cold and cutting; cheerless; as, a bleak blast.
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"
Keywords:  synge, aran, dim, took, hope
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"
Keywords:  pallid, pale, color
Without color; pale; pallid.