adverb see leaden

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • leadenly — leaden ► ADJECTIVE 1) dull, heavy, or slow. 2) of the dull grey colour of lead. 3) archaic made of lead. DERIVATIVES leadenly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • leadenly — See leaden. * * * …   Universalium

  • leadenly — adv. heavily; gloomily; in an oppressive manner; in a sluggish manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leadenly — lead·en·ly …   English syllables

  • leadenly — adverb see leaden I * * * leadˈenly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑lead …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaden — leadenly, adv. leadenness, n. /led n/, adj. 1. inertly heavy like lead; hard to lift or move: a leaden weight; leaden feet. 2. dull, spiritless, or gloomy, as in mood or thought: leaden prose; a leaden atmosphere. 3. of a dull gray color: leaden… …   Universalium

  • leaden — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. a. made of lead b. of the color of lead ; dull gray 2. a. oppressively heavy b. sluggish c. lacking spirit or animation • leadenly adverb • leadenness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leadenness — See leadenly. * * * …   Universalium

  • heavily — Synonyms and related words: apathetically, aridly, barrenly, bleakly, bloodlessly, burdensomely, close, closely, coldly, colorlessly, compactly, cumbersomely, densely, dismally, dormantly, draggily, drearily, drearisomely, dryly, dully, dustily,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • heavy — Synonyms and related words: Herculean, Latinate, OK, Roscius, abeyant, abstruse, abundant, accented, ace high, actor, actress, acute, adamantine, adhesive, aesthetic, aesthetically appealing, alveolar, ample, amylaceous, anesthetized, annoying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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