What does staidness mean?

Definitions for staidness

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word staidness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sedateness, staidness, solemnity, solemnessnoun

    a trait of dignified seriousness


  1. staidnessnoun

    The state or characteristic of being staid.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Staidnessnoun

    Sobriety; gravity; regularity; contrariety to wildness.

    Etymology: from staid.

    The boiling blood of youth, fiercely agitating the fluid air, hinders that serenity and fixed staidness which is necessary to so severe an intentness. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps.

    If sometimes he appears too gay, yet a secret gracefulness of youth accompanies his writings, though the staidness and sobriety of age be wanting. John Dryden, Ovid. Preface to.


  1. staidness

    Staidness refers to the quality of being steady, dependable, and often somewhat serious or solemn in character or conduct. It describes a state of being unchanging, settled, sedate and lacking in adventure or excitement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Staidnessnoun

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

Matched Categories

How to pronounce staidness?

How to say staidness in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of staidness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of staidness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Translations for staidness

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for staidness »


Find a translation for the staidness definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"staidness." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 2 Mar. 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/staidness>.

Discuss these staidness definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for staidness? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    the verbal act of urging on
    • A. instigation
    • B. auspices
    • C. allogamy
    • D. epiphora

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for staidness: