|part of speech:
||formal, solemn, and reserved in character.
She was a cheerful, breezy sort of person and her staid in-laws made her somewhat uncomfortable.
- reserved, stiff, stuffy
- daring, frivolous, informal, playful, silly, zany
- similar words:
- dignified, earnest, grave, saturnine, sedate, serious, sober, solemn, stately, stolid
||staidly (adv.), staidness (n.)