Staid (stAd),

imp. & p. p. of Stay.

 

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Staid, a. [From Stay to stop.]

Sober; grave; steady; sedate; composed; regular; not wild, volatile, or fanciful. "Sober and staid persons." Addison.

O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue.
Milton.

Syn. -- Sober; grave; steady; steadfast; composed; regular; sedate.

 

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