- The definition of stolid is a person who is unexcitable and not prone to showing lots of emotion or sensitivity.
A person who stays calm and shows little emotion in a crisis is an example of someone who would be described as stolid.
stolid definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin stolidus, firm, slow, stupid: for Indo-European base see still
stolid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adjective stol·id·er, stol·id·est
Origin: Latin stolidus, stupid; see stel- in Indo-European roots.
- sto·lidˈi·ty , stolˈid·ness noun
- stolˈid·ly adverb