Adjective "Leaden" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Leaden


    Definition:

    1. inertly heavy like lead; hard to lift or move: a leaden weight; leaden feet.

    2. dull, spiritless, or gloomy, as in mood or thought: leaden prose; a leaden atmosphere.

    3. of a dull gray color: leaden skies.

    4. oppressive; heavy: a leaden silence.

    5. sluggish; listless: They moved at a leaden pace.

    6. of poor quality or little value.

    7. made or consisting of lead. verb (used with object)

    8. to make leaden, sluggish, dull, etc.: Fatigue had leadened his brai

    Examples:

    "skies can be leaden."

    "weights can be leaden."

    "seas can be leaden."

    "feet can be leaden."

    "people can be leaden."

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