[ adjective ] darkened with overcast
"a dark day" "a dull sky" "a gray rainy afternoon" "gray clouds" "the sky was leaden and thick"
Used in print(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)
Then he noticed the clouds racing upon them - heavy , ominous , leaden clouds that formed even as they sliced over the crests of the surrounding hills .
[ adjective ] made heavy or weighted down with weariness
"his leaden arms" "weighted eyelids"
Used in print(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)
He could not grasp that Lord had withdrawn from the fight minutes ago , and that his leaden arms were flailing at nothing but the air .