Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: stolidus 'dull, stupid'

stolid

adjective
     
stol‧id
someone who is stolid does not react to situations or seem excited by them when most people would react - used to show disapproval [= impassive]
stolidly adverb

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary