not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; impassive.

1590–1600; < Latin stolidus inert, dull, stupid

stolidity [stuh-lid-i-tee] , stolidness, noun
stolidly, adverb

solid, stolid.

apathetic, lethargic, phlegmatic. Unabridged
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stolid (ˈstɒlɪd)
showing little or no emotion or interest
[C17: from Latin stolidus dull; compare Latin stultus stupid; see still1]

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Word Origin & History

1563 (implied in stolidity), from M.Fr. stolide (16c.), from L. stolidus "insensible, dull, brutish," prop. "unmovable," related to stultus "foolish," from PIE base *stel- "to cause to stand, to place," from base *sta- (see stet).
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Example sentences
Stolid modern farm buildings with red-tile roofs stood in place of the huts of
  the ancient tribesmen.
He was no stolid merchant but an audacious risk-taker, and something of a rebel
  in early life.
His home is average, a stolid two-story ranch at the edge of a wheat field with
  a barn outside the door.
Be expresses bin customary stolid confidence in his success.
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