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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.

staid

(steɪd)
adj
1. of a settled, sedate, and steady character
2. rare permanent
[C16: obsolete past participle of stay1]
ˈstaidly adv
ˈstaidness n

staid

(steɪd)

adj.
1. of decorous, sedate, or solemn character.
2. fixed, settled, or permanent.
v.
3. Archaic. a pt. and pp. of stay 1.
staid′ly, adv.
staid′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.staid - characterized by dignity and propriety
decorous - characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct; "the tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme"

staid

staid

adjective
Full of or marked by dignity and seriousness:
Translations
رَزين، رَصين، وَقور
usedlý
sat
settlegur; alvarlegur
izturētsnosvērtsvecmodīgs

staid

[steɪd] ADJ [person] → serio; [clothes] → sobrio, serio

staid

[ˈsteɪd] adj (= dull) [person] → terne; [place] → banal(e); [image] → terne

staid

adj (+er)seriös, gesetzt; communityrespektabel; place, productseriös; colourgedeckt

staid

[steɪd] adj (-er (comp) (-est (superl))) → compassato/a

staid

(steid) adjective
(over-)serious or old-fashioned. A person of staid appearance/habits.