leadenness

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Leaden \Lead"en\, adjective

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) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

leaden

adjective

1: darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "the sky was leaden and thick" [syn: {dull}, {leaden}]

2: made heavy or weighted down with weariness; "his leaden arms"; "weighted eyelids" [syn: {leaden}, {weighted}]

3: made of lead; "a leaden weight"

4: (of movement) slow and laborious; "leaden steps" [syn: {leaden}, {plodding}]

5: lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation" [syn: {heavy}, {leaden}]


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