- = grey, dingy, overcast, sombre, lacklustre, dark grey, greyish, lustreless, louring or lowering •
The weather was bitterly cold, with leaden skies.
- = laboured, wooden, stiff, sluggish, plodding, stilted, humdrum •
a leaden English translation from the Latin
- = lifeless, dull, gloomy, dismal, dreary, languid, listless, spiritless •
the leaden boredom of the Victorian marriage
- = heavy, lead, crushing, oppressive, cumbersome, inert, onerous, burdensome •
The dull, leaden sickly feeling returned.
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