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See definition of staidly on Dictionary.com
  • as insedately
  • as insoberly

synonyms for staidly

  • calmly
  • composedly
  • serenely
  • earnestly
  • somberly
  • quietly
  • sedately
  • seriously
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How to use staidly in a sentence

Sanchia bent her head to Mrs. Devereux, and went staidly away, her duties gathering in her brows.
REST HARROWMAURICE HEWLETT
There, among the heavy-eyed languid women, Jehane sat herself staidly down, and suckled her child.
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD YEA-AND-NAYMAURICE HEWLETT
"You are to come and put on your velvet suit against Mr. Wyndham comes," she announced staidly.
THAT LITTLE BEGGARE. KING HALL
The point lends itself to straining by its nature, though it is staidly mentioned by the staid biographer who has been quoted.
GREAT RALEGHHUGH DE SELINCOURT
Then, with a rising flush: "I ain't studyin' 'bout marryin' nobody," she asserted staidly.
THE WIT OF WOMENKATE SANBORN
But the Major was eminently respectable, and his outlook upon life was staidly conservative.
GENERAL JOHN REGANGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
Hand in hand, they skated together, laughingly at first, then staidly talking in a low tone.
HANS BRINKERMARY MAPES DODGE
As they rode back to camp behind the staidly moving herd, Conrad asked Peters if he knew what caused the stampede.
THE DELAFIELD AFFAIRFLORENCE FINCH KELLY
Downstairs Anne and the doctor sat staidly on, the man dreaming with a knotted forehead, the girl sewing.
SISTERSKATHLEEN NORRIS
One was with a handsome young officer, and walked staidly beside him, as if content with her quality of captive or captor.
ROMAN HOLIDAYS AND OTHERSW. D. HOWELLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STAIDLY

  • calmly
  • composedly
  • serenely
  • staidly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.