Antonyms of adj leaden

4 of 5 senses of leaden

Sense 1
dull, leaden -- (darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "the sky was leaden and thick")

INDIRECT (VIA cloudy) -> clear -- (free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day")

Sense 2
leaden, weighted -- (made heavy or weighted down with weariness; "his leaden arms"; "weighted eyelids")

INDIRECT (VIA heavy) -> light -- (psychologically light; especially free from sadness or troubles; "a light heart")

Sense 4
leaden, plodding -- ((of movement) slow and laborious; "leaden steps")

INDIRECT (VIA effortful) -> effortless -- (requiring or apparently requiring no effort; "the swallows glided in an effortless way through the busy air")

Sense 5
heavy, leaden -- (lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation")

INDIRECT (VIA dull) -> lively -- (full of life and energy; "a lively discussion"; "lively and attractive parents"; "a lively party")

Similarity of adj leaden

5 senses of leaden

Sense 1
dull, leaden -- (darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "the sky was leaden and thick")
       => cloudy (vs. clear) -- (full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies")

Sense 2
leaden, weighted -- (made heavy or weighted down with weariness; "his leaden arms"; "weighted eyelids")
       => heavy (vs. light) -- (marked by great psychological weight; weighted down especially with sadness or troubles or weariness; "a heavy heart"; "a heavy schedule"; "heavy news"; "a heavy silence"; "heavy eyelids")

Sense 3
leaden -- (made of lead; "a leaden weight")

Sense 4
leaden, plodding -- ((of movement) slow and laborious; "leaden steps")
       => effortful (vs. effortless) -- (requiring great physical effort)

Sense 5
heavy, leaden -- (lacking lightness or liveliness; "heavy humor"; "a leaden conversation")
       => dull (vs. lively) -- (lacking in liveliness or animation; "he was so dull at parties"; "a dull political campaign"; "a large dull impassive man"; "dull days with nothing to do"; "how dull and dreary the world is"; "fell back into one of her dull moods")

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