from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; impassive: "the incredibly massive and stolid bureaucracy of the Soviet system” ( John Kenneth Galbraith).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Hopelessly insensible or stupid; not easily aroused or excited; dull; impassive; foolish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Heavy; dull; stupid; not easily moved; lacking in or destitute of susceptibility; denoting dullness or impassiveness: as, a stolid person; a stolid appearance.
- Synonyms Doltish, wooden.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or excited
Latin stolidus, stupid; see stel- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin stolidus ("foolish, obtuse, slow"). (Wiktionary)