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Origin of stolid
OTHER WORDS FROM stolidsto·lid·i·ty [stuh-lid-i-tee], /stəˈlɪd ɪ ti/, stol·id·ness, nounstol·id·ly, adverb
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH stolidsolid, stolid
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How to use stolid in a sentence
The New York Times began its review with the words “stolid and humorless.”‘From Up on Poppy Hill’: Goro Miyazaki, the Next Generation of Studio Ghibli|Melissa Leon|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And when he did, he was not positioned in front of a stolid stage set.Election Night 2012: Fashion of Jubilation And Mourning|Robin Givhan|November 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Taylor was perfectly formed for the intuitive, opportunistic life of a rebel, but not for the stolid bureaucracy of government.Liberian Nostalgia for War Criminal Charles Taylor|Finlay Young|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Stolid and somber, these are films made to be admired, not loved.
She is stolid and reliable, sartorially and in seemingly every other way, and that forms the essence of her appeal.
She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.
He paled a little, and sucked his lip, his eyes wandering to the girl, who stood in stolid inapprehension of what was being said.
It is just this joyous, care-free nature of the Irish that the stolid Englishman will never learn to appreciate.
Not that those stolid agriculturists required much repression.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
One man, solid and stolid, stood his ground on the edge of the chain and administered a hearty kick upon each ankle as it passed.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton