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Synonyms for leaden
ˈlɛd n

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dull, leaden(adj)

    darkened with overcast

    "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "the sky was leaden and thick"

    Synonyms:
    heavy, thudding, dim, wearisome, plodding, dense, muted, boring, dumb, tedious, slow, sluggish, obtuse, deadening, tiresome, muffled, ho-hum, irksome, weighted, dull, softened

    Antonyms:
    effortless, light, lively, clear

  2. leaden, weighted(adj)

    made heavy or weighted down with weariness

    "his leaden arms"; "weighted eyelids"

    Synonyms:
    plodding, weighted, heavy, dull

    Antonyms:
    light, lively, effortless, clear

  3. leaden(adj)

    made of lead

    "a leaden weight"

    Synonyms:
    plodding, weighted, heavy, dull

    Antonyms:
    clear, lively, effortless, light

  4. leaden, plodding(adj)

    (of movement) slow and laborious

    "leaden steps"

    Synonyms:
    plodding, weighted, heavy, dull

    Antonyms:
    light, effortless, lively, clear

  5. heavy, leaden(adj)

    lacking lightness or liveliness

    "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation"

    Synonyms:
    laboured, sullen, laborious, overweight, toilsome, dull, intemperate, with child(p), sound, wakeless, dense, grueling, heavy(p), threatening, grave, cloggy, heavy(a), large(p), clayey, enceinte, grievous, fleshy, weighed down, hard, weighty, impenetrable, gruelling, expectant, lumbering, ponderous, backbreaking, sonorous, great(p), profound, operose, plodding, weighted, heavy, arduous, big(a), labored, punishing, gravid, big(p), lowering

    Antonyms:
    clear, lively, light, effortless

How to pronounce leaden?

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How to use leaden in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world sparkles with light.

  2. Hilaire Belloc:

    I shoot the Hippopotamus with bullets made of platinum, because if I use the leaden one his hide is sure to flatten em.

  3. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. ... The new president and his first lady.


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