Definition of Staidest

1. Adjective. (superlative of staid) ¹



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Definition of Staidest

1. staid [adj] - See also: staid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staidest

stagnant hypoxia
stagnantly
stagnate
stagnated
stagnates
stagnating
stagnation
stagnation mastitis
stagnations
stags
stagworm
stagy
stahlian
staid
staider
staidest (current term)
staidly
staidness
staidnesses
staig
staigs
stain
stainabilities
stainability
stainable
stained
stainer
stainers

Literary usage of Staidest

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1876)
"And, what was very strange, he could offset the wildest frolic with the staidest sedateness of conduct. He could turn on the instant from the comical to the ..."

2. English Literature: An Illustrated Record by Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse (1903)
"... i<J4j. 'r Title-page of Milton's "Paradise Lost," First Edition, 1667 contemporaries no music had been permitted but that of the staidest psalmody. ..."

3. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1920)
"As the war went on even the staidest Londoners could not stay at home and the theatre business grew with restaurant business and cinema business. ..."

4. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1883)
"Even the staidest and most prudent can't resist those toothsome morsels. " You don't get such grub as this at the Palace," says a boy. ..."

5. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1902)
"... from even the staidest son of Uncle Sam. It is no respecter of persons, for its membership includes men— women too—of the highest standing, ..."

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