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synonyms for staid

  • decorous
  • dignified
  • sedate
  • sober
  • solemn
  • somber
  • stuffy
  • calm
  • cold sober
  • collected
  • composed
  • cool
  • demure
  • earnest
  • formal
  • grave
  • no-nonsense
  • quiet
  • self-restrained
  • serious
  • settled
  • starchy
  • steady
  • weighty
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antonyms for staid

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  • excited
  • indecorous
  • adventurous
  • frivolous
  • fun
  • sporting
  • willing
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How to use staid in a sentence

At the beginning of the war, Alathea was sent from London to live with her rather staid grandfather Lord Fitzalan and maiden Aunt Magdalen at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park, her mother visiting rarely.
FINDING THE FUTURE QUEEN ELIZABETH IN THE PAGES OF HER FRIEND’S WARTIME DIARYISABELLA NAYLOR-LEYLANDMAY 4, 2021TIME
As she chronicles, she held deep insecurities about her own place in her husband’s political orbit, Washington’s staid protocols and the Navy hierarchy.
CINDY MCCAIN OPENS UP — ON HER TERMSPHILIP ELLIOTTAPRIL 27, 2021TIME
He has vowed to eschew many of the ceremony’s staid traditions and make the broadcast look like an actual movie.
GET READY FOR THE WEIRDEST OSCARS EVERADAM EPSTEINAPRIL 23, 2021QUARTZ
Mondale’s young age established his ties to the “new politics,” but his staid style placed him in the realm of the old.
IS WALTER MONDALE-STYLE LIBERALISM BACK?STEVEN M. GILLONAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Most political memoirs these days are staid, buttoned-down affairs, written with an eye on a higher office or a place in history.
JOHN BOEHNER ON HOW CONGRESS BECAME ‘CRAZYTOWN’KATHY KIELYAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That attitude — staid over flashy, practical instead of grandiose — characterized Cinemark before the pandemic.
CINEMARK IS AMC’S MORE RESTRAINED COMPETITOR. IT’S IN A MUCH BETTER POSITION FOR THE COMING MOVIE-THEATER REOPENING.STEVEN ZEITCHIKMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’ll leave it to you whether the changing public valuations are just a blip or a more staid change in the winds.
THE TECHNOLOGY SELLOFF IS GETTING TO BE SOMEWHAT MATERIALALEX WILHELMMARCH 5, 2021TECHCRUNCH
As the Roland Barthesque title indicates, “Keats’s Odes” is no staid, traditional work of literary commentary.
TWO CENTURIES AFTER JOHN KEATS’S DEATH, HIS FAMOUS ODES ARE STILL SPARKING NEW DISCUSSIONSTROY JOLLIMOREFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Lucy clapped her hands with delight, her more staid cousin was rapt in pleased astonishment.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
After that the little girl staid mostly with the stewardess, and was comparatively happy.
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WORDS RELATED TO STAID

  • at ease
  • calmed
  • clearheaded
  • commonsensical
  • confident
  • cool
  • cool as cucumber
  • disimpassioned
  • dispassionate
  • easy
  • easygoing
  • have one's act together
  • imperturbable
  • keeping a stiff upper lip
  • keeping one's shirt on
  • levelheaded
  • nonchalant
  • not turn a hair
  • placid
  • poised
  • possessed
  • relaxed
  • repressed
  • sedate
  • self-assured
  • self-possessed
  • sensible
  • serene
  • serious
  • soothed
  • staid
  • suppressed
  • sure of oneself
  • temperate
  • together
  • tranquil
  • unflappable
  • unruffled
  • untroubled
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