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English adjective: leaden

1. leaden darkened with overcast


SamplesA dark day.
A dull sky.
The sky was leaden and thick.


Synonymsdull


Similarcloudy


Antonymsclear

2. leaden made heavy or weighted down with weariness


SamplesHis leaden arms.
Weighted eyelids.


Synonymsweighted


Similarheavy


Antonymslight

3. leaden made of lead


SamplesA leaden weight.

4. leaden (of movement) slow and laborious


SamplesLeaden steps.


Synonymsplodding


Similareffortful


Antonymseffortless

5. leaden lacking lightness or liveliness


SamplesHeavy humor.
A leaden conversation.


Synonymsheavy


Similardull


Antonymslively









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