stolidity
noun see stolid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stolidity — Sto*lid i*ty, n. [L. stoliditas.] The state or quality of being stolid; dullness of intellect; obtuseness; stupidity. [1913 Webster] Indocile, intractable fools, whose stolidity can baffle all arguments, and be proof against demonstration itself …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stolidity — index opacity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stolidity — impassivity, phlegm, apathy, stoicism (see under IMPASSIVE) Contrasted words: quickness, promptness, readiness, aptness (see corresponding adjectives at QUICK): animation, enlivening, quickening (see corresponding verbs at QUICKEN): *passion,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stolidity — stolid ► ADJECTIVE ▪ calm, dependable, and showing little emotion or animation. DERIVATIVES stolidity noun stolidly adverb. ORIGIN Latin stolidus, perhaps related to stultus foolish …   English terms dictionary

  • stolidity — See stolid. * * * …   Universalium

  • stolidity — noun The property of being stolid; unemotionality …   Wiktionary

  • stolidity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Lack of emotion or interest: apathy, disinterest, impassivity, incuriosity, mcuriousness, indifference, insensibility, insensibleness, lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, phlegm, stolidness, unconcern, uninterest,… …   English dictionary for students

  • stolidity — sto·lid·i·ty || stÉ‘ lɪdÉ™tɪ / stÉ’ n. quality of being unemotional, impassiveness; dullness, stupidity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stolidity — n. Stupidity, dulness, foolishness, doltishness, obtuseness, stolidness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stolidity — sto·lid·i·ty …   English syllables

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