Definition of leaden adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    leaden

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈlɛdn//
     
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  1. 1dull gray in color, like lead 2 leaden skies
  2. 2dull, heavy, or slow a leaden heart (= because you are sad) On leaden feet he made his way down the stairs.
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