Definition of stolidity:
unconcern, unresponsiveness, insensibility, apathy, spiritlessness, lassitude, nonchalance, incuriosity, sputum, insensibleness, impassiveness, feelings, indifference, emotionlessness, languor, listlessness, disinterest, uninterest, flatness, stolidness, stoicism, impassivity, unemotionality, incuriousness, numbness, lethargy, sluggishness, phlegm.
He sent him to Prague, a city renowned for the stolidity of its institutions, committing him to the care of relatives, and of a professor who undertook to supply the defects of the boy's neglected education.- "'O Thou, My Austria!'", Ossip Schubin.
As day after day passed, however, and Maitland neglected to call, transacting such business as he had through me, the shadow on Gwen's face deepened, and the elasticity of manner, whereof she had given such promise at Maitland's last visit, totally deserted her, giving place to a dreamy, far- away stolidity of disposition which I knew full well boded no good.- "The-Darrow-Enigma", Severy, Melvin Linwood.
This reason also explains why a child or an adult generally stands mute when we address him by his personal name or ask him what his name is; his silence is not to be attributed to " Indian stolidity," which we ignorantly regard as a marked characteristic of the race.- "Indian Games and Dances with Native Songs", Alice C. Fletcher.