This conversation undoubtedly explains the staidness of her demeanor that day.
He achieved a staidness, and calmness, and philosophic tolerance.
In spite of her staidness, she would have dearly loved a run too; only she thinks of Dick, and forbears.
I never had the staidness or dignity necessary for a leader.
There 143 is a curious formality and staidness about him and his companions which never degenerates into shyness.
She looked older that summer, and there was a staidness in her manner.
But there was, nevertheless, in the cast of the features, something that suggested rather more than staidness.
She thought only of women of her mother's age and staidness, who wore bonnets.
There was, of course, nothing of the staidness or quietness of a Christian congregation.
I was absorbed in the life of woman—the mystery of petticoats, so different from the staidness of trousers!