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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sedate, staid(adj)

    characterized by dignity and propriety


  1. staid(Adjective)

    Serious, organized, and professional; sober

    Etymology: Adjective use of stayed, past participle of stay.

  2. staid(Adjective)

    Always fixed in the same location; stationary

    Etymology: Adjective use of stayed, past participle of stay.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Staid(adj)

    sober; grave; steady; sedate; composed; regular; not wild, volatile, or fanciful

  2. Staid

    of Stay

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Staid

    stād, adj. steady: sober: grave.—adv. Staid′ly.—n. Staid′ness. [For stayedstay.]

Anagrams for staid »

  1. adits, tsadi

How to pronounce staid?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of staid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of staid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of staid in a Sentence

  1. Christo Lombaard:

    These (evangelical) churches are quite good at tapping into traditional African sensitivities of giving expression to whatever you feel in a very bubbly manner, they're not like these very staid churches that I grew up with.

  2. Sarah Silverman:

    It was the perfect fit for me, and I feel like I can live life, it wasn't something where, like, now I'm happy. I'm very lucky in that I still experience highs and lows. And I think those lows are important. But I am not totally paralyzed, and, you know, it keeps me from just complete staid paralysis.

Images & Illustrations of staid

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