Definitions

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  • adv. In a stolid manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a stolid manner: as, to gaze stolidly at one.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a stolid manner

Etymologies

stolid +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He walked in stolidly and smashed a clublike right to my face.

    Boys' Weeklies

  • Well, then, "stolidly," perhaps that is the word I meant to use.

    The Puppet Crown

  • Indian and half breed women gazed stolidly at the strange vehicle, while the children and barking dogs clamorously advertised its progress.

    WHOSE BUSINESS IS TO LIVE

  • He occasionally feinted, shook his head when the weight of a punch landed, and moved stolidly about, never leaping or springing or wasting an ounce of strength.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • At fist the cowboy Uncle John had loaned me with the horses protested, then he followed stolidly in the rear, shaking his head, and, I know, muttering over and over that I was pupule.

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • Mr. Pike's harsh face carried the faintest shadow of an amused grin as he stolidly regarded the tablecloth.

    CHAPTER VII

  • He bore it all stolidly, but he listened to his stomach.

    The Last Liverbeast « A Fly in Amber

  • The film meets her in hopeful anticipation of two events: one, her wedding to her stolidly heroic fiance Stuart; two, the lung transplant that will extend her life beyond the six months that her worsening cystic fibrosis will permit her.

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  • A while ago, I was scanning through recent entries on a stolidly prescriptivist grammar blog.

    An explicit statement of the prescriptivist philosophy « Motivated Grammar

  • Both brothers have stolidly refused to comment ever since their arrests on February 11.

    Boing Boing

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