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Synonyms for staid

Synonyms for staid

full of or marked by dignity and seriousness

Synonyms for staid

characterized by dignity and propriety


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Staid will report to President and CEO Glen Messina and succeeds Marty Foster, who is retiring from the company after 20 years of service.
Staid created the first goal himself just 5:02 into the game.
Who says that breakfast has to be staid, traditional and the same every day?
Ahmadinejad to the session touched off a rare outcry of protest in an organization whose meetings are usually as staid as the portraits of long-forgotten diplomats on its walls," observed the New York Times.
Living the Good Life on God's Good Earth" is not the comfort literature of staid Bible study groups; it is instead a challenge to redefine and rediscover what it means to live according to the highest, earth and life sustaining principles.
With New York's best-loved lions, Patience and Fortitude, keeping their usual staid vigil in front of the Public Library, more than 150 partygoers cut loose on a balmy late-June evening directly behind it in Bryant Park, as guests of The Judicial Title Insurance Agency.
The whole question of creativity and the teaching of the gentle art of choreography unexpectedly erupted in Manhattan last October at a surprisingly less than staid press conference.
His staid black-and-white silver prints--portraits, flowers, and hard-bodied men--defined the period's pictorial neoclassicism and an aesthetic of death, when photography became serious and grand, and when AIDS finished off a still-young sexual revolution.
WHEN MY UNCLE JOE DIED A FEW YEARS AGO, HIS Pentecostal sisters from northeastern Tennessee insisted that the casket remain open during the service, despite the disapproval of my aunt's more staid
But at the same time, it has become dated and staid, increasingly at odds with the more modern buildings which surround it.
In the rather staid baking world the news that Hovis is developing a crustless loaf ranks as exciting news.
The author has established a knack for writing solidly developed characters--a staid story line with an occasional mix of ghetto humor.
Advocates, and even the staid Prevention magazine, endorse political action to push back against the mounting pressure to free health care workers from their professional obligations to their patients in the name of "conscience.
SAFETY conscious Swedes Volvo have unleashed three new sporty models to improve their staid image.
He should have elaborated further upon the emergent Separate Baptist influence in the South since Furman successfully blended the evangelistic zeal of the Separates with the more staid tradition Walter Shurden identifies as the "Charleston Tradition.