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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by dignity and propriety.

Usage examples (40)
  • He was a staid old bachelor.
  • "Perhaps Captain staid up at Mrs. Vawse's," she said, "and didn't follow us down."
  • OGUNNAIKE: No one has seen anything like this especially in D.C. This town is usually known as staid, reserved.
  • Last night's Lee vs. Kryzan debate was pretty staid, which is to say boring. for more
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