Synonyms for Leaden:
mole-gray, iron-gray, salt-and-pepper, neutral-tint, dapple-gray, smoky, mousy, ashen, sluggish, grizzled, silvery, pearl-gray, dingy, taupe, pearly, dull, gray, gloomy, gun metal, battleship-gray, heavy, listless, drab, somber, lead-gray, dreary.
ponderous, pressing, massive, gravitational, oppressive, onerous, weighty, heavy, burdensome, dense.
gray, pale, dull, ashen, drab.
sluggish, drooping, torpid, leisurely, slothful, lazy, unhurried, tired, languid, dopey, lifeless, lethargic, lumpish, languorous, indolent, phlegmatic, apathetic, drugged, lackadaisical, dull, insensible, slow, listless, benumbed.
•made of lead (adjective)
n.unfit, infectious, ill, failing, worse, frail, fragile, lead, unhealthy, unwell, metallic, sick. uninspired, pale, fed up, bored, unenthusiastic, world-weary, blase, restless, indifferent. leaded, ferrous, bronze, gold, golden, platinum, lymphatic, Cast iron, iron, brazen, action, flagging, spiritless, limp. wan, weak, insipid, mat, dusky, subdued. •leaden (noun)
plodding, cloudy, effortful, heavy, dull, weighted, grey, gray.
flagging, ferrous, leaded, metallic. lymphatic, spiritless, dusky, golden, brazen, insipid. subdued, wan. mat, bronze, platinum, Cast iron. gold, iron. •Other relevant words:
spiritless, cloudy, grey, golden, insipid, lymphatic, onerous, iron, lead, brazen, mat, pale, effortful, weighted, metallic, flagging, burdensome, ferrous, bronze, weak, gold, bored, platinum, plodding, wan, leaded, world-weary, limp, dusky, blase.
Usage examples for leaden
I can make a profit on this purchase, just as it stands; but there is a way, if I can get your approval, whereby I can make every one of these leaden twenty- dollar pieces worth its face in gold, and perhaps more. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009