Complete Definition of "leaden"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉdÉn|-ÉdÉn

Adjective
leaden
#dated made of lead

  1. pertaining to or resembling lead; heavy, grey, sluggish

Quotations
#*1999: "It was at the end of February..., when the world was cold..., when icy rains fell from the leaden skies in continual drizzling showers." — Stardust, Neil Gaiman, page 31 (2001 Perennial paperback edition).
#*"Where but to think is to be full of sorrow And leaden-eyed despairs, Where Beauty cannot keep her lustrous eyes, Or new Love pine at them beyond to-morrow." — Ode to a Nightingale, John Keats

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