stolid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"stolid" in British English

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stolidadjective

uk   /ˈstɒl.ɪd/  us   /ˈstɑː.lɪd/ disapproving
(of a ​person) ​calm and not ​showingemotion or ​excitement, or (of a thing) not ​interesting or ​attractive: He's a very stolid, ​serious man. The ​college is a stolid-looking ​building with no ​lawn.
stolidly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of stolid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stolidadjective

 us   /ˈstɑl·ɪd/
showing little or no ​emotion or ​imagination: Stolid and ​impassive, the ​customsinspectorlistened to her ​explanation.
(Definition of stolid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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