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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not easily excited.

Usage examples (34)
  • He has a very stolid character and never gets excited, no matter what happens.
  • She stared at him in stolid wonder, but her only reply was to hold the door wider and say: "Come in an 'set wun't ye?"
  • Ned had come to call the stolid German servant, was not present.
  • The word literally means coarse or thick, and may suggest the idea of stolid insensibility as the last stage in the downward progress. for more
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