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staid

Pronunciation: /steɪd/

Translation of staid in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-er, -est)

  • serio, formal; [clothes] serio, sobrio; [pejorative/peyorativo], aburrido
    Example sentences
    • In mathematics he strove to preserve something of what seemed a more staid and sober tradition.
    • New England in the 19th century was the apex of conformity: staid, stuffy and abstemious.
    • Yorkshire food is traditionally seen as staid and stodgy, but can be modern and exciting.

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