noun see leaden

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • leadenness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A deficiency in mental and physical alertness and activity: dullness, hebetude, languidness, languor, lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, stupor, torpidity, torpor. See ACTION …   English dictionary for students

  • leadenness — n. heaviness; gloominess; grayness; sluggishness, slowness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • leadenness — lead·en·ness …   English syllables

  • leadenness — noun see leaden I * * * leadˈenness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑lead …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • sloth — I noun acedia, apathy, desidia, disinclination to action, disinclination to labor, dullness, faineance, idleness, ignavia, inaction, inactivity, indifference, indolence, inertia, inertness, inexertion, languidness, laxness, laziness, leadenness,… …   Law dictionary

  • bad taste — Synonyms and related words: Babbittry, Gothicism, barbarism, barbarousness, bombasticness, bourgeois taste, cacology, cacophony, camp, campiness, clumsiness, coarseness, crudeness, cumbrousness, dysphemism, gracelessness, grossness, harshness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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