As adjectives the difference between bleak and beckettian
is that bleak
is without color; pale; pallid while beckettian
is of or pertaining to (1906-1989) or his writings, noted for their bleak outlook and minimalism.
As a noun bleak
is a small european river fish (alburnus alburnus
), of the family cyprinidae.
From (etyl) bleke (also bleche > English .
Without color; pale; pallid.
Desolate and exposed; swept by cold winds.
- When she came out she looked as pale and as bleak as one that were laid out dead.
- Wastes too bleak to rear / The common growth of earth, the foodful ear.
- at daybreak, on the bleak sea beach
- A bleak and bare rock.
- They escaped across the bleak landscape.
- A bleak , crater-pocked moonscape.
Unhappy; cheerless; miserable; emotionally desolate.
- We hiked across open meadows and climbed bleak mountains.
- Downtown Albany felt bleak that February after the divorce.
- A bleak future is in store for you.
- The news is bleak .
- The survey paints a bleak picture.
Probably from (etyl) bleikja .
Of or pertaining to (1906-1989) or his writings, noted for their bleak outlook and minimalism.