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having or revealing little emotion or sensibility

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We turn to the present queen and, somehow, we, in our mind, clarify why she is forever stolid.
Mountains are some of the most beautiful of nature's structures, stolid as they stand against the sky, of such a size that they can catch the entire countryside in their shadow, and turn back the ravages of storms against their unflinching sides.
Yes Canada, that stolid land of maple leaves, Mounties and Michael Buble.
It could be argued, of course, that the proffered image of London is a whitewash: the capital, we learn, while not entirely 'without squalidness', is remarkably free from organised depravity, 'largely due to the stolid incorruptibility of an underpaid police force'.
People, who witnessed the stolid children's journey in a car trunk, shocked what they had seen.
The Long Way Home is the unabridged audiobook rendition of a suspenseful novel featuring the stolid Chief Inspector of Homicide, Armand Gamache.
His projects became legendary, and he was a leader of a troupe of actors, producers, and writers, all bent on making Japan at least competitive in the Euro-Asian theater world where he sat, stolid and supreme.
Injury deprived England of Kevin Pietersen several weeks ago - providing grist to the mill of those who worry about their stolid approach early in the game, two new balls or otherwise, and the subsequent pressure that puts on the players to come - and 'niggles' now hang ominously over two key members of the bowling attack, in Stuart Broad and Steven Finn.
The inspiring Obama rhetoric of the first campaign has been replaced by a stolid defence of his economic record.
Unlike her previous film, "Vision: From the Life of Hildegard von Bingen," Von Trotta's Arendt biopic feels like a movie stuck in another era, stolid and rote, more of an outline for a dramatic treatment than the real thing.
It made me think of Maurice Sendak, perhaps because of the stolid determination of the protagonist or richness of the pictures (each time I read it I notice more things) or because of the strong though unverbalised message.
His political compatriot Nye Bevan feet firmly grounded leans intently forward, seemingly still in a state of silent stolid perplexity about the future of the National Health, looks towards Cardiff Castle historical seat of privilege, in resolute resignation.
Estranged alcoholic parents, a couple confused in the aftermath of military service, and a stolid nurse's dream of owning a boat are only some of the various characters trying to make their livelihoods on the reservation.
Fragile up front and stolid behind, they never looked likely to threaten a confident Llandovery, who had won the league game back in October 68-21.
The sheer vocal amplitude of the stolid Russian tenor, Mikhail Agafonov, undercut Scarpia's even-more-menacing attitude toward Cavaradossi.