Deadspin ripped it for stuffiness, high-handedness, and general cluelessness.
A shabby little house in a crowded street, off at the back of somewhere; dirt and stuffiness and vulgarity all around you.
We stayed long after both of us had begun to notice the stuffiness of the air.
There was to be no heartsick shame, no stuffiness in my life any more forever!
Yet there is, of course, a difference between warmth and stuffiness.
I am thankful to say you won't find dirt or stuffiness anywhere in this house.
After the stuffiness of my cabin, however, the pure air was vastly refreshing.
The stuffiness of the place was poisonous, and I ventured to lower one of the windows a few inches.
We scarcely notice it, as a person in a stuffy chamber will scarcely notice the stuffiness.
stuffiness, stuffiness everywhere—it leads to nothing but stuffiness!
Tediously conventional; pompous and self-righteous: He was inclined to be a bit stuffy in sexual matters
[1895+; fr stuffy, ''stale, lacking freshness,'' influenced by stuffed shirt]