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Synonym: level-headedsedatesensibleserioussober-mindedSimilar words: first aidfirst-aid kitstainstairstairssustainabstainupstairsMeaning: [steɪd]  adj. characterized by dignity and propriety. 
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1. He had grown staid and dull.
2. The locals were a very staid lot.
3. In an attempt to change its staid image, the newspaper has created a new section aimed at younger readers.
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4. Dear old staid, conservative, non-violent Britain.
5. Granted, the staid populations of the Monterey Peninsula might not be so willing to host that kind of event.
6. It was a curious mixture of staid respectability with overtones of holiday fun.
7. Because I was older and a bit more staid I was going to have a hard time.
8. Edwards was essentially a staid stay-at-home during the revivals.
9. The sentence I had just written in a staid serif typeface suddenly was pushed leeward.
10. The group managed to seem staid in comparison to Rollins' music.
11. At times the Crown Prince swapped the staid dance music for rather, more lively rock and roll.
12. Square-cut and staid to behold, it packs a potent punch quite at odds with its looks.
13. The staid and once-serious network news has begun to look like glitzy local news operations.
14. Dear old staid, conservative, non-violent Britain. Soccer fans were its contribution to the global tradition of random violence.
15. It was high time that her church-and the staid old-line Protestants-got a run for the money.
16. In days to come as a staid married man and paterfamilias I shall remember my darling Lily with affection ....
17. Her thoughts were staid and solemnly adapted to a condition.
18. In contrast to the staid newspapers such as the Times, the News of the World published salacious stories about vice prosecutions and police investigations into grisly murders.
19. The badge of the civil and staid I'll tear into shreds for the nonce.
20. Staid, careful, willing to learn and cooperate.
21. The museum is trying to get rid of its staid image.
22. I was surprisedto see him at the jazz club; I always thought of him as a rather staid old gentleman.
23. Although, she thought, as she glanced at him, in truth she'd expected something other than this staid automobile.
24. They are the men and women who start vibrant new companies, turn around failing companies, and shake up staid ones.
25. She bought a long lease on the apartment in quiet and respectable Hahnwald, a leafy and staid suburb of Cologne.
26. Let us assume that Mr Peter Porter, an otherwise staid bureaucrat, spends his free time racing Porsche cars.
27. Its swirling form makes the early stages of the building look positively staid.
28. She had been married to Nahum Morey for two years when the staid Mrs Deacon died of influenza.
29. The country already has an English language paper: the staid official broadsheet the China Daily.
30. While not assigning a monetary value to the buried bling, the enthusiastic language from the normally staid Federal Office for Memorials reflected the significance it attached to the discovery.
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