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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An indifference to pleasure or pain; Apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions.

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  • It had a certain Dutch stolidity in its manner of calmly and bumpily surmounting such portions of the landscape as happened in its way.
  • She paused, waiting for some acknowledgment of his interest, but not getting it, went on bitterly enough, for his stolidity was a very great mystery to her:
  • These frontier towns inured to the clash of war go about their business with what one might call stolidity if there were not finer, and truer, names for it.
  • I think this arose not more from its immensity than from the kind of stolidity to which I have alluded. for more
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