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leaden


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leaden  \Lead"en\,  a. 
  1.  Made  of  lead;  of  the  nature  of  lead;  as  a  leaden  ball. 
 
  2.  Like  lead  in  color,  etc.;  as  a  leaden  sky. 
 
  3.  Heavy;  dull;  sluggish.  ``Leaden  slumber.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leaden 
  adj  1:  darkened  with  overcast;  "a  dark  day";  "a  dull  sky";  "a  gray 
  rainy  afternoon";  "gray  clouds";  "the  sky  was  leaden 
  and  thick"  [syn:  {dull},  {gray},  {grey}] 
  2:  made  heavy  or  weighted  down  with  weariness;  "his  leaden 
  arms";  "weighted  eyelids"  [syn:  {weighted}] 
  3:  (of  movement)  slow  and  laborious;  "leaden  steps"  [syn:  {plodding}] 
  4:  lacking  lightness  or  liveliness;  "heavy  humor";  "a  leaden 
  conversation"  [syn:  {heavy}] 




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