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synonyms for stolid

  • impassive
  • blunt
  • bovine
  • dense
  • doltish
  • dry
  • dull
  • dumb
  • heavy
  • inactive
  • indifferent
  • inert
  • lumpish
  • matter-of-fact
  • obtuse
  • passive
  • phlegmatic
  • slow
  • stoic
  • supine
  • unemotional
  • unexcitable
  • wooden
See also synonyms for: stolidity / stolidly / stolidness

antonyms for stolid

MOST RELEVANT
  • aware
  • intelligent
  • interested
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How to use stolid in a sentence

That last idea is borne out sonically in the form of an instrument that sounds like a stolid trumpet—until it starts sputtering and trembling like an electric guitar.
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In the narrowness of its range, the temperature may have made a particularly appropriate accomplice to Saturday’s skies, which were notable for their stolid and scarcely varying grayness.
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The animal’s stolid speed and strength powered massive migrations of people, pulled plows that transformed agriculture and revolutionized warfare.
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She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.
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He paled a little, and sucked his lip, his eyes wandering to the girl, who stood in stolid inapprehension of what was being said.
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It is just this joyous, care-free nature of the Irish that the stolid Englishman will never learn to appreciate.
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Not that those stolid agriculturists required much repression.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
One man, solid and stolid, stood his ground on the edge of the chain and administered a hearty kick upon each ankle as it passed.
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Finally she came to a stop in a room, larger than the rest, and turned her rather stolid gaze upon Mr. and Mrs. Nelson.
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All at once Sara Lee saw the little parlor at home, and Harvey, gentle, rather stolid and dependable.
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