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stolid
used in Gone with the Wind

2 uses
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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
  • She spent so much time crouching in the cellar that the girls would have fared badly but for Mrs. Meade's stolid old Betsy.
    3.19 (11% in)
  • The ambulance men hurrying here and there among the prostrate forms frequently stepped on wounded men, so thickly packed were the rows, and those trodden upon stared stolidly up, waiting their turn.
    3.21 (62% in)

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