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Friday, August 22, 2003

Definitions for stolid

  1. Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily excited.

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Citations for stolid
Normally stolid, she occasionally joined in the frequent applause and smiled along with the laughter at the high-spirited session. Seth Mydans, New York Times
The inherent irrationality of markets was first demonstrated in the 17th century, when the normally stolid Dutch population was seized by a tulip craze that caused the people to pay insane prices for a single bulb. Robert Reno, Newsday
Origin of stolid
Stolid derives from Latin stolidus, "unmoving, stupid."