not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; impassive.
- sto·lid·i·ty [stuh-lid-i-tee], /stəˈlɪd ɪ ti/, stol·id·ness, noun
- stol·id·ly, adverb
- solid, stolid
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How to use stolid in a sentence
He looked eagerly into Dom Gillian's eyes, but the old man's face might have been a mask in its impassive stolidity.The Doomsman | Van Tassel Sutphen
"I don't see why we should be ashamed of our real feelings," she said again, with a sort of sweet stolidity.East Angels | Constance Fenimore Woolson
Behind her loomed Wilfred Ames with all the radiance it was possible for his stolidity to express.The Silver Butterfly | Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
He had the look of a man whose original rustic stolidity had been supercharged with cockney cunning.
Whatever in his nature had been unreliable became treacherous; his stolidity became sullenness.The Dark Star | Robert W. Chambers
British Dictionary definitions for stolid
showing little or no emotion or interest
- stolidity (stɒˈlɪdɪtɪ) or stolidness, noun
- stolidly, adverb
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