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adjective leaden pronunciation in British English /ˈled(ə)n/
  1. 1
    feeling that your body is heavy and difficult to move because you are very tired
    The child’s eyelids were leaden with sleep.
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  2. 2
    showing a lack of enthusiasm, energy, or interest
    ‘We have not reached a solution,’ droned the professor in a leaden tone.
  3. 3
    dull and dark grey in colour
    Snow fell from the leaden sky.
  4. 4
    made from or containing lead
    heavy leaden weights
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