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stolid
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
having or revealing little emotion — sometimes indicating qualities of not changing or being dependable

or (much more rarely):

of an object:  not interesting — often large and unmoving
  • No. There was a kind of faint convulsion in the stolid face.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (59% in)
  • He had the square, stolid, stubborn face of a tough freight engineer, rather than a company president; the face of a fighter, with a young, tanned skin and graying hair.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (57% in)
  • The owner turned impassively to fill her order; there was, in his stolid indifference, the kind of mercifulness that asks no questions.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (26% in)
  • He was a man in his fifties, with a square, stolid face.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (87% in)
  • It was the stolid Mr. Ward who screamed, "Oh God, no!
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (92% in)

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