Synonyms and Antonyms of staid
1 not joking or playful in mood or manner everyone was surprised by the racy joke from the usually staid professor Synonyms of staid earnest, grave, humorless, no-nonsense, po-faced [British], sedate, severe, sober, sobersided, solemn, serious, uncomic, unsmiling, weightyWords Related to staid harsh, stern, strict; businesslike, professional; dignified, distinguished, elevated, serious-minded; gloomy, grimNear Antonyms of staid antic, comic, comical, droll, farcical, funny, hilarious, hysterical (also hysteric), laughable, light, light-headed, ludicrous, ridiculous, riotous, risible, screaming, sidesplitting, uproarious; featherbrained, flighty, frivolous, goofy, harebrained, lighthearted, puerile, scatterbrained; absurd, asinine, balmy, brainless, cockeyed, crazy, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dotty, fatuous, foolish, half-witted, insane, jerky, kooky (also kookie), loony (also looney), lunatic, mad, nonsensical, nutty, preposterous, sappy, screwball, senseless, silly, unwise, wacky (also whacky), weak-minded, witless, zanyAntonyms of staid facetious, flip, flippant, humorous, jesting, jocular, joking, kittenish, ludic, playful
2 having or showing a formal and serious or reserved manner staid colors that would be good for business attire Synonyms of staid august, distingué, distinguished, imposing, portly, solemn, dignified, statelyWords Related to staid decorous, proper, seemly; grave, grim, po-faced [British], sober, somber (or sombre); aristocratic, elegant, elevated, handsome, lordly, magisterial, majestic, nobleNear Antonyms of staid coarse, crass, crude, improper, indecent, uncouth, unseemly, vulgarAntonyms of staid flighty, frivolous, giddy, goofy, silly, undignified
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