staidness


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staid

 (stād)
adj.
1. Characterized by sedateness and often a strait-laced sense of propriety; serious and conventional.
2. Fixed; permanent: "There is nothing settled, nothing staid in this universe" (Virginia Woolf).

[From obsolete staid, past participle of stay.]

staid′ly adv.
staid′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.staidness - a trait of dignified seriousness
serious-mindedness, earnestness, seriousness, sincerity - the trait of being serious; "a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

staidness

noun
High seriousness of manner or bearing:
Translations

staidness

[ˈsteɪdnɪs] N [of person] → seriedad f; [of clothes] → sobriedad f

staidness

nGesetztheit f

staidness

[ˈsteɪdnɪs] neccessiva posatezza
References in classic literature ?
Sancho had not thought it worth while to hobble Rocinante, feeling sure, from what he knew of his staidness and freedom from incontinence, that all the mares in the Cordova pastures would not lead him into an impropriety.
He achieved a staidness, and calmness, and philosophic tolerance.
Sicillia may not excite with its regular interiors but you make concessions for the staidness because of the food, which is a happy amalgam of the best of Italy.
The staidness, the mediocrity and the partiality have been challenged with alternative paradigms, a multi-disciplinary focus, and new concepts and evidence.
Most insiders and operators in Taiwan's PTW industry would likely deny it but the core hindrance is the staidness of local companies, which shows in their global marketing; while some say the sector lacks total solution provided by assembled-vehicle makers and major trading companies, who may have engineering and marketing expertise.