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Daemon
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staid

(adjective) Characterized by sedate dignity and often a strait-laced sense of propriety.

Synonyms: serious, sober, quiet, calm, grave, steady, composed, solemn

Usage: I instinctively stood up a little straighter when the staid duke entered the parlor.
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staid

(adjective) Characterized by sedate dignity and often a strait-laced sense of propriety.

Synonyms: serious, sober, quiet, calm, grave, steady, composed, solemn

Usage: I instinctively stood up a little straighter when the staid duke entered the parlor.
thar
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Just a niche spelling and meaning of 'stayed'.
taurine
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The pursuer adduced five, all conform, proving that Fermour, with his wife and bairns, came to Anstruther in the middle of March, and staid at his good–brother’s house, being an ale–house, till the date of the denunciation, which was upon the 16th of May, and thereafter till about Whitsunday.

— Paterson v Fermour, [1672] Mor 3724 (20 November 1672)
Adyl Mouhei
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Staid sentence examples:


-His unconventional preaching shocked the more staid members of the flock, but filled the church to overflowing with people unaccustomed to churchgoing.

-The designs are elegant, but are not staid.

-Over the last few years he has taken the staid world of opera by storm.

-It certainly makes the next generation of composers look positively staid.


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Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:27:18 AM

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Staid sentence examples:


-His unconventional preaching shocked the more staid members of the flock, but filled the church to overflowing with people unaccustomed to churchgoing.

-The designs are elegant, but are not staid.

-Over the last few years he has taken the staid world of opera by storm.

-It certainly makes the next generation of composers look positively staid.


https://sentence.yourdictionary.com/staid
monamagda
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Emel Rapchan
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Ajike Omooba
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sober and sedate; characterized by dignity and propriety: a staid professor
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