Behaviour matters!

staid
(adj)
stayed
Meaning

sober; sedate; reserved; emotionally self-controlled

1st Sample Sentence

I had always known him to be such a staid character that I was really shocked one day when I heard him laugh.

Synonyms

austere, staid

Antonyms

facetious, flippant

Mnemonics

Remember as ' Rahul Dravid stayed (staid) on the pitch for long time' relate Dravid maintaining dignity of the country. Staid--sounds like "STAYED"--Imagine you have always maintained your dignity and propriety in the place where you have stayed for so many years! Stay with dignity=staid

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