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- n. The state or characteristic of being staid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being staid; seriousness; steadiness; sedateness; regularity; -- the opposite of
wildness, or levity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being staid; sobriety; gravity; sedateness; steadiness: as, staidness and sobriety of age.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a trait of dignified seriousness
staid + -ness (Wiktionary)