stolid


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stol·id

 (stŏl′ĭd)
adj. stol·id·er, stol·id·est
Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; impassive: "the incredibly massive and stolid bureaucracy of the Soviet system" (John Kenneth Galbraith).

[Latin stolidus, stupid; see stel- in Indo-European roots.]

sto·lid′i·ty (stŏ-lĭd′ĭ-tē, stə-), stol′id·ness (stŏl′ĭd-nĭs) n.
stol′id·ly adv.

stolid

(ˈstɒlɪd)
adj
showing little or no emotion or interest
[C17: from Latin stolidus dull; compare Latin stultus stupid; see still1]
stolidity, ˈstolidness n
ˈstolidly adv

stol•id

(ˈstɒl ɪd)

adj.
not easily stirred or moved mentally or emotionally; unemotional; impassive.
[1590–1600; < Latin stolidus inert, dull]
sto•lid•i•ty (stəˈlɪd ɪ ti) stol′id•ness, n.
stol′id•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stolid - having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited; "her impassive remoteness"; "he remained impassive, showing neither interest in nor concern for our plight"- Nordhoff & Hall; "a silent stolid creature who took it all as a matter of course"-Virginia Woolf; "her face showed nothing but stolid indifference"
unemotional - unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion

stolid

stolid

adjective
Translations
مُتَبَلِّد الحِس
netečný
upåvirkelig
egykedvû
sljór, óhrifnæmur
flegmatiškaiflegmatiškumas
flegmatisks
duygusuz

stolid

[ˈstɒlɪd] ADJimpasible, imperturbable (pej) → terco

stolid

[ˈstɒlɪd] adjimpassible, flegmatique

stolid

adj personphlegmatisch, stur (pej); indifferencestumpf; determination, silencebeharrlich, stur (pej)

stolid

[ˈstɒlɪd] adjflemmatico/a

stolid

(ˈstolid) adjective
(of a person etc) not easily excited and rather dull.
stoˈlidity noun
ˈstolidness noun
ˈstolidly adverb
References in classic literature ?
Five minutes afterwards, a third man came in, and described how he had caught it early one morning, with bleak; and then he left, and a stolid, solemn-looking, middle-aged individual came in, and sat down over by the window.
Moreover a blunt and stolid regard for literal truth indisposes them to make those lavish promises by which the more judicious Circle can in a moment pacify his consort.
To Ethan there was something vaguely ominous in this stolid rejection of free food and warmth, and he wondered what had happened on the drive to nerve Jotham to such stoicism.
On entering the shop, the artist glanced at the inflexible image of king, commander, dame, and allegory, that stood around, on the best of which might have been bestowed the questionable praise that it looked as if a living man had here been changed to wood, and that not only the physical, but the intellectual and spiritual part, partook of the stolid transformation.
Where and how did we get the idea that the Germans are a stolid, phlegmatic race?
And the poor creature dropped on his knees before the stolid murderer, and clasped his appealing hands.
The guns, stolid and undaunted, spoke with dogged valor.
In the same way, I saw our General once approach the table in a stolid, important manner.
Edward Burbage, like Shakespeare's own portrait, is, we venture to think, a trifle stolid.
So they watched, the women beating their bosoms and uttering strange cries, the men stolid but scared.
So stolid was his manner of utterance that Joan turned carelessly to see what had attracted his attention, and found herself face to face with Gogoomy.
They present the same rosy complexions and straw-colored mustachios, the same plump cheeks, vacant eyes and low forehead; and they utter, with the same stolid gravity, the same imbecile small talk.