a bleak outlook/prospect
They paint a bleak picture of future.
... picker is still rather bleak.
The strenous and bleak working conditions Dickens endured found their way onto the pages of Oliver Twist
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
the playground is a bleak, empty space
Your future see bleak
1. The bleak moors are scary at night. 2. His expression remained bleak.
a bleak January afternoon
When I did, he would be sitting in his chair looking out into the bleak garden.
The company still hopes to find a buyer, but the future looks bleak.
Sadly, the prospects for young people in Lithuania today are rather bleak.
Allen was typically bleak at its press conference
The future is looking bleak for small clubs struggling with debts.
I guess my view on friendship is pretty bleak because I've never really had to rely on anyone for anything.