adjective \ˈstä-ləd\

: showing little or no emotion : not easily excited or upset

Full Definition of STOLID

:  having or expressing little or no sensibility :  unemotional
sto·lid·i·ty \stä-ˈli-də-tē, stə-\ noun
stol·id·ly \ˈstä-ləd-lē\ adverb

Examples of STOLID

  1. She remained stolid during the trial.
  2. <the butler responded to the duchess's constant demands with stolid indifference>

Origin of STOLID

Latin stolidus dull, stupid
First Known Use: circa 1600

Rhymes with STOLID


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