Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 08/22/19 Stolid

Stolid (adjective)
stolid [ stol-id ]


adjective
1. not easily stirred or moved mentally; unemotional; impassive.

CAN BE CONFUSED
solid

RELATED FORMS
sto·lid·i·ty [stuh-lid-i-tee] , stol·id·ness, noun
stol·id·ly, adverb

RELATED WORDS
impassive, blunt, bovine, dense, dry, dull, dumb, heavy, inactive, indifferent, inert, lumpish, matter-of-fact, obtuse, passive, phlegmatic, slow, stoic, supine, unemotional

SYNONYMS FOR STOLID
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apathetic, lethargic, phlegmatic.

Origin: First recorded in 1590–1600, stolid is from the Latin word stolidus inert, dull, stupid

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