stolidness


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stolidness - an indifference to pleasure or pain
emotionlessness, unemotionality - absence of emotion
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stolidness

noun
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Translations
تَبَلُّد الحِس
netečnost
upåvirkelighed
sljóleiki, óhrifnæmi
duygusuzluk

stolidness

n (of person)Phlegma nt, → Sturheit f (pej); the stolidness of his mannersein Phlegma nt, → seine sture Art (pej)
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stolid

(ˈstolid) adjective
(of a person etc) not easily excited and rather dull.
stoˈlidity noun
ˈstolidness noun
ˈstolidly adverb
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Mashed potato is simply dull, but then the stolidness of Delia culinary innovation is her genius.