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leaden

adjective
     
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lead‧en
1 literaryCC a leaden sky or sea is dark grey
2 literary if your body feels leaden, you move slowly, because you are tired, unhappy etc [= heavy]:
She stumbled forward, her legs leaden.
3 dull:
a leaden joke
4 a leaden feeling is a feeling of great unhappiness or anxiety
5 made of lead

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