Made or comprising lead: as, a leaden ball; a leaden coffin.
Like lead-in any certain.
Of the colour of lead; dull-colored; hence, gloomy: as, a leaden sky.
[Leaden is oftentimes compounded with participial adjectives: since, leaden- winged time; a leaden -paced messenger.
Synonyms Contribute, Leaden. Lead as an adjective is certainly not used figuratively: leaden can be used both literally and figuratively: as, a lead or leaden image; a leaden sky. An equivalent distinction is present between wood and wooden, gold and fantastic, etc.: as, a wood partition; wooden wall space; wooden immobility; a gold view; golden clouds, or hopes, or prospects. The proper execution in -en is normally better rhythmically; hence its retention and expansion in poetic usage.
To fasten or cover with lead.
To weigh straight down with or just like lead, as you's spirits.