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Meaning of STAID

Pronunciation:  steyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  characterized by dignity and propriety
 

STAID is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: decorous, sedate
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Staid\, a. [From {Stay} to stop.]
Sober; grave; steady; sedate; composed; regular; not wild,
volatile, or fanciful. ``Sober and staid persons.''
--Addison.

      O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue. --Milton.

Syn: Sober; grave; steady; steadfast; composed; regular;
     sedate.

 

 

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