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Sunday, September 17, 2006

Definitions for staid

  1. Steady or sedate in character; sober; composed; regular; not wild, volatile, or fanciful.

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Citations for staid
After the founders have left or died, after the excitement has moved elsewhere along with the best employees, after the company's products and logo and image have grown synonymous with staid and predictable. Michael S. Malone, Infinite Loop
His mother being, in fact, a rather staid English country lady of mild habits and genteel aspirations. Lesley Hazleton, Driving To Detroit
Origin of staid
1535-1545
Staid is from obsolete staid, past participle of stay.