Definition of Staidness

1. Noun. A trait of dignified seriousness.




Definition of Staidness

1. n. The quality or state of being staid; seriousness; steadiness; sedateness; regularity; -- the opposite of wildness, or levity.

Definition of Staidness

1. Noun. The state or characteristic of being staid. ¹

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Definition of Staidness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Staidness

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

Literary usage of Staidness

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1. Dictionary of the French and English Languages by Gabriel Surenne (1856)
"... vn. entupir [*î«i, e staidness, s. gravité, f., caractère rassis, Slain, я. tache, .... staidness ..."

2. An Arabic-English Lexicon: Derived from the Best and the Most Copious by Edward William Lane (1863)
"^1 : (ТА :) he acted with moderation, gently, deliberately, or leisurely ; without haste; and with gravity, staidness, se- tí dateness, or calmness; ..."

3. White Fang by Jack London (1906)
"He achieved a staidness, and calmness, and philosophic tolerance. He no longer lived in a hostile environment. Danger and hurt and death did not lurk ..."

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