Đồng nghĩa của staid

Alternative for staid

staider, staidest

Đồng nghĩa: level-headed, sedate, sensible, serious, sober-minded,

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Sedate, serious or lacking in humor
sedate serious grave sober solemn severe somber sombre humorless humourless quiet sobersided uncomic stiff unsmiling weighty no-nonsense serious-minded po-faced earnest stern grim dour significant sullen important consequential critical crucial austere momentous profound exigent urgent major substantial vital pivotal considerable key portentous heavyweight acute intense glum deadpan far-reaching stony-faced of great import no joke of moment of great importance life and death of great consequence high-priority life-and-death no laughing matter of significance all-important of consequence big deal subdued dismal decisive cheerless gloomy poker-faced hard funereal mournful strict joyless unhumorous sad underlined muted long-faced businesslike dreary rigid drab saturnine downbeat dull straight-faced dry miserable bleak desolate depressing straight boring tedious sour comfortless forlorn unhappy disapproving impassive expressionless unamusing morose blank wretched depressive doleful melancholy dispiriting disconsolate dire morbid drear tough thoughtful tenebrific cold sepulchral depressed plutonian lugubrious tenebrous godforsaken grim-faced lonesome gray black blue dreich elegiac grey lonely elegiacal cold sober bookish sourpuss chill down Cimmerian hurting darkening heavy-going uncomical stolid moody pokerfaced douce puritanical contemplative pensive owlish studious resolved introspective reflective composed ruminative resolute bound and determined unplayful deep in thought leaden sage dignified forbidding ponderous strictly business stone-faced harsh cruel oppressive unrelenting inexorable relentless rigorous pitiless rough brutal uncompromising inhuman implacable trying onerous excruciating bitter burdensome repressive rugged nasty searing grievous flinty murderous savage restrained dark obdurate astringent plain hard-nosed conservative unadventurous unpretentious understated traditional unflashy repressed conventional dark-coloured low-keyed low-key dark-colored toned-down toned down material monumental appreciable eventful major league heavy-duty hefty big heavy difficult matter of life and death extreme draconian terrible dreadful awful bad hardhanded tyrannical unpleasant despotic excessive stringent authoritarian harrowing distressing drastic autocratic painful forceful dictatorial domineering worrying imperious hostile overbearing ruthless disagreeable horrible absolute ghastly dangerous great merciless exacting crushing punishing overwhelming firm intemperate tyrannous demanding inflexible shocking horrendous unyielding high-handed agonizing appalling frightful fierce stark monstrous inhospitable iron-fisted overweening upsetting peremptory heavy-handed torturous authoritative inclement radical desperate uncomfortable disturbing agonising horrific arbitrary spartan bossy troublesome atrocious harmful swingeing punitive tormenting violent undemocratic strong exorbitant masterful horrid unkind threatening foul woeful anti-democratic tyrannic extensive horrifying immoderate traumatic sharp hurtful devastating distressful galling unwelcoming uninviting intolerable totalitarian abominable rotten magisterial vile tremendous autocratical tragic ferocious coercive ugly alarming daunting inordinate gruesome troubling afflicting dogmatic discomforting enormous disquieting sweeping unjust grisly unbending frightening massive thorough macabre injurious callous distasteful vicious unfriendly mean lousy disheartening offensive gross pressing large unmerciful illiberal nightmarish mighty unbearable humongous filthy life-threatening perilous unwelcome stressful irksome revolting wild extravagant heartrending crippling complete taxing huge autarchic adverse hideous disastrous menacing doctrinaire lamentable sinister prodigious towering unpalatable immense foreboding unreasonable destructive whopping bare direful total fearsome objectionable stupendous unfortunate execrable fatal unfeeling vast intimidating stormy iron-handed hard-line arrogant utter exceptional extraordinary tempestuous commanding hellacious fearful damaging lurid formidable sickening disconcerting dominating inconsiderate insensitive terrific almighty deep mortal exhaustive heartbreaking calamitous out-and-out comprehensive unsettling gigantic colossal gut-wrenching thoroughgoing insufferable heart-rending godawful shattering deadly disgusting ominous unforgiving concerning tortuous brassbound unendurable hazardous disciplinarian lethal ironhanded outrageous remorseless repugnant unfavorable unfavourable unnerving terrifying unsparing displeasing vexatious repulsive confining cast-iron pronounced unsavory afflictive officious abhorrent giant haughty strenuous annoying icky yucky yukky chilling tragical wicked remarkable unlovely unpleasing uncongenial sizable odious egregious sobering precarious very great unsavoury pushy ginormous capital off-putting astronomical discouraging suppressive parlous unfair unusual hair-raising imperative catastrophic squally high and mighty heartless curt barren undue hard-hearted blustery turbulent worrisome cataclysmic steep dingy coarse unconscionable unsympathetic high loathsome perturbing Spartan dirty baroque devilish crude grinding entire summary impersonal overextravagant insane plethoric overmuch overdue unspeakable poor agitating regrettable tight deleterious anguished brusque monocratic clinical ruinous poignant tactless hardheaded peracute sterile painstaking hairy fraught troublous ramrod barbarous sadistic titanic intractable brutish unpermissive full scrupulous meticulous straitened very bad fundamental tsarist czarist dread bearish uninhabitable powerful mortifying all-out repellent gruff beastly maximum earth-shattering utmost improper detestable irritating sizeable meaningful institutional scary Neronian subjugating controlling nauseating redoubtable hateful astronomic thumping notable noteworthy heinous obnoxious downright unappealing compelling dyed-in-the-wool mega thunderous negative lordly principal spine-chilling grody epic determined deplorable dominant inauspicious wilful willful unsafe crashing cocky loud imposing large-scale imperial undesirable preposterous flagrant uncommon thundering outstanding rare whacking baleful insistent assertive sheer egotistic solid cardinal especial impactful burning historic striking over the top high-level supreme by the book intensive obstinate wide-ranging emphatic nerve-racking ill-fated jeopardous humiliating abusive Draconian fascist stifling abrasive gutting gory empty punitory formal sky-high inflated extortionate all-powerful disadvantageous wounding dramatic constraining prohibiting governing restrictive exploitive dim impoverished oppressed prohibitive iniquitous fascistic grewsome very severe rowdy racking pained sunless murky cloudy routine colourless uniform poverty-stricken inimical jarring bare-bones real bullying hellish raging agitated heaving choppy stony biting one-party thoughtless dreaded regimented untoward staggering stunning bothersome invidious unlimited inept undiplomatic bungling tumultuous rancid pesky wearing petrifying inconvenient punk monotonous ill-starred dystopian OTT overstrict hard to please paralysing overpowering bullish nagging systematic scarring mirthless concentrated bloodthirsty barbaric pushing driving czarlike raw deathly intransigent colorless arduous toilsome mammoth demoralizing demoralising fantastic extended copious abrupt brisk paralyzing regnant strong-willed pushful insolent tenacious throwing one's weight about inhumane extremely upsetting binding oversized king-sized king-size Herculean toxic positive wintry detrimental detailed in-depth concerted hard-pressed hopeless shadowy tortured doubtful treacherous apocalyptic rocky unpropitious discommodious troubled full of hardship strained ill-omened ill-boding messy profuse voluminous ample disproportionate storm-tossed steadfast damning cataclysmal devastative headstrong intolerant unconcerned brute wanton indifferent infernal uncaring fiendish butcherly bestial truculent valid picky convincing set acrimonious drawing ironclad brick-wall roaring booming resounding deafening ear-splitting ear-piercing chilly rainy freezing brooding broad all-absorbing vigorous all-inclusive all-encompassing in driver's seat on high horse crack the whip dogmatical incurable malignant poisonous unmitigated exaggerated zealous unqualified decided definite fixed certain undeniable finished encyclopedic wholesale wide dogged hardened hard-core hardhearted unflinching uncharitable single-minded evil-looking spooky bodeful mean-looking unpromising robust abundant snowy wet drizzly icy damp windy clamorous crack-the-whip pompous dictative proud hulking king size jumbo monster fanatical discomposing crummy close assiduous all-embracing minute conscientious methodical annihilatory catastrophal sore encyclopaedic universal revolutionary jeopardizing ultimate unalloyed uber arrant rank right unadulterated veritable proper pure creepy uncomforting cramped not comfortable unsatisfactory abysmal stinking unacceptable diabolical unconventional overkill unseemly ascetical immovable mulish ossified disciplinary bullheaded browbeating stiff-necked ascetic herculean provoking cold-blooded hard and fast very loud bumper explosive exquisite searching blistering keen vehement high-pressure elaborate widespread careful sedulous furious repellant grotty saddening pathetic affecting uncool awkward nauseous imprudent nonsensical fabulous lavish fancy irrational throwing weight around substantive glowering landmark full-scale pernicious prejudicial unsound nocuous annihilative boisterous sorrowful top surpassing incredible phenomenal touch and go very dangerous dead set on by the numbers persistent accelerated fast speeded-up suggestive of evil much headline preponderant obvious special unforgettable keynote generous milestone conclusive glaring fateful newsworthy glorious marked particular earthshaking sensational distinctive noticeable signal resonant memorable worthy of attention carrying a lot of weight quantum impressive front-page unordinary ponderable potent climacteric conspicuous too much wintery unrefined pervasive heightened above average super abnormal increased intensified escalated handsome healthy jacked up boundless limitless baneful thorny unhealthy risky jeopardising noxious O.T.T. out of proportion core humungous superb uttermost gargantuan rude uncouth paramount pertinent intrinsic focal nail-biting heart-breaking extremely bad nerve-wracking backbreaking headache superincumbent ultra advanced iconoclastic loutish uncultured central primary integral main excellent leviathan max marvelous mountainous churlish ungracious rough going prime essential vulgar blunt impolite boorish uncivil crass discourteous ill-bred marvellous telling foremost overriding determining influential immediate top-priority worthwhile pointed prominent instrumental salient ribald oafish lewd unpolished indelicate obscene uncultivated indecent profane indecorous bluff ill-mannered unmannerly root-and-branch major-league top-level overshadowing life-changing grand big-league big-time of concern high-profile of note big league top-to-bottom inelegant roughcast vulgarian bawdy louring bad-mannered steely untutored awesome vexing dismaying tasteless lowbrow lowbred foul-mouthed ungentle artless insensible unceremonious common very big roughneck incult unladylike lowering ungentlemanly raffish whopping great whacking great

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Having a calm and composed demeanor
calm composed imperturbable possessed relaxed unflappable clearheaded collected coolheaded easygoing equable poised sedate steady unflustered unruffled untroubled chilled cool grounded placid tranquil unagitated unbothered unperturbed unworried recollected undisturbed self-composed self-possessed cool as cucumber serious sober together dispassionate dignified proper seemly decorous somber stiff formal solemn stately unshaken sombre grave serene level limpid peaceful equal smooth serious-minded sensible levelheaded down-to-earth level-headed self-controlled unexcited businesslike pacific hard-boiled unfazed controlled unmoved confident soothed nonchalant equanimous calmed disimpassioned nonplussed temperate commonsensical repressed suppressed quieted easy keeping one's shirt on cool-headed keeping a stiff upper lip cool, calm and collected at ease self-assured have one's act together laid-back even-tempered not turn a hair as cool as a cucumber sure of oneself at peace keeping your cool earnest demure quiet reliable settled dependable balanced prim stuffy boring stick-in-the-mud starchy rational mature stolid sound responsible deliberate secure calculable unswerving reserved good unexcitable full of common sense cold sober well balanced self-restrained having both feet on the ground unemotional impassive phlegmatic unconcerned insouciant casual stable stoical assured mild easy-going carefree mellow detached moderate still self-confident patient restrained undismayed reasonable cool as a cucumber happy-go-lucky blithe halcyon even stoic undemonstrative assertive cold gentle tolerant sane in control breezy free and easy unshakable complacent aloof distant indifferent fearless stress-free reticent comfortable unhurried realistic devil-may-care unaffected practical positive constant well-balanced inhibited stilly wise hushed philosophical lown sure of yourself self-contained self-reliant taciturn sanguine unresponsive self-asserting bold frigid modest unvexed forbearing sure laid back emotionless pragmatic restful circumspect apathetic urbane judicious prudent passionless complaisant unstirred nerveless informal uncommunicative indulgent brave gutsy undemanding remote unfeeling courageous retiring shy unapproachable secretive unimpassioned cold-blooded low-pressure close-mouthed withdrawn close logical diffident cautious upbeat unhesitating dauntless fair standoffish soft-spoken misanthropic solitary backward uncompanionable conventional bashful icy ceremonious noncommittal reclusive offish eremitic regular flexible poker-faced constrained resigned disinterested guarded accommodating all there civil well adjusted believing in oneself undaunted resolute lax long-suffering lackadaisical forgiving reposeful amenable uncomplaining leisurely firm conciliatory uninterrupted suave unbroken unanxious content unfluctuating blasé mild-mannered hard-headed elegant peaceable accepting impassible certain liberal uninhibited unflurried philosophic affable clinical callous unflinching numb affectless untouched unsentimental intrepid benign centered centred audacious inexcitable insensible trouble-free without a care in the world discreet thick-skinned unafraid good-natured measured impersonal can-do lenient filled with aplomb gung ho heartless commanding authoritative cocksure permissive unsympathetic overconfident neutral good-tempered nonpassionate objective matter-of-fact well-adjusted puffed up cozy not surprised unchanging unvarying unalarmed in a relaxed manner daring uniform balmy no-nonsense unperturbable agreeable graceful plucky idyllic consistent invariable supine debonair blissful taking your time cosy in check tamed restricted disciplined limited contained fine unaltering unalterable straight deliberative farsighted stabile orderly systematic methodical clubby undistracted bovine easeful understanding immovable smug self-satisfied even-keeled happy unsurprised not moved irenic docile anxiety-free pellucid satisfied reconciled resting quiescent loose considerate silent euthymic at rest in repose not dismayed doubtless pushy implicit brazen clear leisured fixed slack liberated free unrestricted compromising unceremonious unrestrained enduring hard as nails stiff upper lip roll with punches with one's feet on the ground unrushed unsociable under control persistent persevering kind well-disposed fatalistic rosy high sober-minded sobersided unforthcoming in one's right mind untaxing submissive untiring mild-tempered longanimous passive private cocky believing expectant expecting hotshot hotdog undoubtful know-it-all self-secure hassle-free calm and collected enlightened profound deep moral ethical deep-thinking learned unfriendly stand-offish fortitudinous pumped up unimpressionable offhand outgiving indolent uncritical lazy hang-loose lucid coherent unrestrictive inscrutable friendly media-shy chill coldhearted obdurate marble hard-hearted uncompassionate inexpressive blah insensitive deadpan listless flat glacial normal closemouthed chilly timid tight-lipped laconic dumb shrinking introverted self-effacing regulated unexcessive medium curbed conservative warm freewheeling muted checked unextreme understated downbeat full of oneself with the patience of Job Olympian retired snobbish airy unpassionate laissez-faire unimpressible insusceptible perceptive unconfused analytical scientific heedless right solid uncaring non-restrictive unrevealing hardened dry indurated spiritless gay sunny light-hearted along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches tough abstract iceberg low-key able to reason clearly mentally sound able to think clearly compos mentis in possession of all your faculties of sound mind clear-headed sound of mind having all marbles with both one's feet on the ground right in the head easy-peasy lacking concern pococurante buoyant unserious incurious uncurious jaunty perfunctory frivolous uninterested strong live-and-let-live non-emotional chilled out fast unfaltering unerring safe thoughtless careless cold-fish cool cat couldn't care less self-sufficient free from worry free from care staunch steadfast unwavering surefooted sure-footed self-assertive self-respecting with both feet on the ground impartial unbiased uninvolved honest uncolored open-minded nondiscriminating even-handed independent without favor on-the-fence evenhanded nonpartisan unslanted fair-minded unbigoted nondiscriminatory unprejudiced nonaligned disconnected equitable

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Formal or dignified in nature or manner
dignified distinguished august formal imposing stately conventional starchy decorous portly stuffy traditional respectable solemn impressive grand majestic regal magnificent proud noble courtly lofty imperial distingué royal ceremonious exalted eminent venerable kingly great lordly proper respected splendid glorious aristocratic honourable honorable important monumental highfalutin' awe-inspiring epic massive grandiose gallant heroical baronial heroic magnific Homeric resplendent stiff ceremonial official portentous reverential momentous striking awesome arresting staggering eye-catching dramatic spectacular commanding stunning powerful formidable remarkable effective high-ranking forcible big moving ominous mega stirring mind-blowing exciting towering pretentious overblown overwhelming excellent honoured hallowed esteemed celebrated acclaimed renowned prestigious illustrious elevated superb something to write home about one for the book something else highly regarded of repute of distinction well thought of pompous high-minded of high standing honored brilliant reserved upright sedate imperious highbrow composed gracious serious couth refined sombre magisterial somber grave nifty superior self-respecting just so notable famous fine prominent sublime noted famed palatial outstanding princely sumptuous opulent preeminent revered marvelous marvellous well-known gorgeous pre-eminent splendiferous admired luxurious influential leading elegant beautiful reputable lionized large legendary estimable high well known noteworthy memorable lionised lavish supreme foremost rich considerable bright star of note posh extraordinary dazzling terrific signal recognized significant wonderful worthy name breathtaking recognised astral major league admirable vast highly rated notorious tremendous divine super splendorous big-name conspicuous shining big-time swanky valued lauded peerless redoubtable heavenly number one acknowledged sovereign queenly vaunted major highest ritzy splendacious magnolious paramount huge first plush prodigious handsome smashing well received fab popular radiant genteel immortal triumphant prime visible gratifying first-class top applauded first-rate high-powered deluxe big league statuesque decent chief haughty ostentatious reputed transcendent ambitious colossal immense classy much touted overbearing authoritative dominant capital luminous fantastic effulgent good exquisite splendrous dynamite time-honored exceptional unforgettable delightful uplifting cosmic bumper classic infamous superstar celeb fabulous well-regarded pleasurable stellar mighty redoubted numero uno much-publicized venerated highest-ranking big name well-thought-of costly Olympian stylish intellectual cultivated sophisticated inflated praised exaggerated excessive immodest extolled primary graceful enormous urbane main tasteful predominant principal premier polite titanic gigantic polished ideal sacred unreal giant mammoth cool suave extravagant fancy monstrous mountainous elephantine gargantuan debonair greatest cultured highbred gentle humongous monster ornate public feted storied oversized top-drawer fit for a king whopping jumbo astronomical laureate substantial high-born astronomic whacking arch hulking leviathan stupendous superlative oceanic gigantesque walloping humungous vasty supersize supersized primal pharaonic cosmical cyclopean bulky planetary herculean king-sized king-size out of this world Brobdingnagian galactic splashy smart tidy well bred studied brave choice nice perfect lovely big-league enjoyable king size VIP super-duper Himalayan neat sensational up there talked about prized comely schmick sterling unsurpassed matchless in the public eye widely known world-class in limelight high-class having made a name for oneself stylized mythological classical godlike rarefied large-scale number fit for a prince showy ample fit for a queen fit for a princess heavy higher tall in the saddle marked high-status expensive adored familiar singular very good flaunted self-important top-ranking penetrating absorbing grandiloquent maestoso especial special elaborate celestial amazing resounding sonorous known jumbo-sized thumping ginormous nonpareil salient eloquent high-flown swish plushy swank common glittering high up blissful rapturous touted everyday established wondrous sightly palatian long worthy of mention major-league worthy of note stand-out big-shot high-profile seminal talked of thumping great whopping great intense irresistible whacking great expansive extensive dynamic flash flashy higher up extended palatine valuable magnifico flamboyant baroque paraded in the limelight on the map reverenced much vaunted hailed commended cheered magnanimous fabled iconic lionlike celebrious big-gun leonine page-oner arduous Herculean purple egotistic high-falutin' unfathomable complex impenetrable theatrical fustian bombastic high-flying solid gold transcendental too good to be true inspiring too much outrageous inspirational the most holy spiritual abstract meritorious marathon advertised hyped promoted overhyped publicized fateful consequential landmark prevailing learned resonant alpha trusted all-important triumphal idealistic puissant fashionable artistic highly esteemed larger-than-life very long very large very great discerning worshipped palmary praisable meritable meretorious appreciable deserving big time eventful historic high profile high-level bragged about shown off publicised boasted about made much of highly thought of ritual modish unparalleled well-connected first rate of the first rank senior gifted incomparable prior unexcelled unequaled unequalled potent arch- pivotal fulfilling meaningful groundbreaking delicate prated about exulted in crowed about reverend sage ritualistic aesthetic charming dashing material dictatorial bossy made a display of honest chivalrous civil chic select wise exemplary state liturgical much publicized far-famed cheering satisfying rewarding pleasing epochal red-letter heart-warming far-reaching ornamented affected dainty rare matriarchal philosophical experienced patriarchal worshipful worshiped in spotlight well-dressed overdone a la mode recherche esthetic well-designed well-bred domineering arrogant autocratic set prescribed virtuous trustworthy affable gentlemanly courteous ladylike obliging civilized correct befitting clean-living seemly presentable master sacramental celebratory confident high-handed peremptory overweening self-confident above board spruce accepted lead prim flattering preux adulatory complimentary well mannered high-bred key appropriate conforming suitable becoming modest done comme il faut ordinary creditable moderate mediocre de rigueur of good repute mannered premium patrician patronizing supercilious overconfident apex central civilised cardinal elite head focal largish voluminous goodly sizable outsized sizeable biggish boxcar husky oversize outsize hefty topping biggest largest core overmastering overriding wellborn highborn upmarket sovran dogmatic judicial patronising highhanded unrivalled unrivaled bodacious chillin' quality rad inspired ace prizewinning fantabulous radical groovy dandy hype slick keen gangbuster dope mean hot gangbusters wizard frontline righteous optimal gone peachy swell prize amazeballs optimum crackerjack bonny corking boss banner phat down brill sik primo bonnie boffo beaut cracking supernal number-one solid belting bosting pearler exo brag bully barrie of the first water topflight the very best tip-top state-of-the-art top-notch par excellence the best on fleek supercalifragilisticexpialidocious gilt-edge out-of-sight jim-dandy blue-chip peachy keen bang-up of the first order a standout top-shelf first-string A-OK blue-ribbon five-star top-of-the-line gilt-edged upper-class blue-blooded well born widely praised upper-crust silk-stocking

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Overly formal, pompous or conventional
stuffy conventional old-fashioned formal pompous prim priggish strait-laced impersonal reserved sedate sober stiff conformist conservative deadly fogeyish musty stilted fuddy-duddy fusty humourless square starchy straight niminy-piminy old-fogeyish stick-in-the-mud uptight arrogant bloated foetid fetid genteel hot humorless important magisterial narrow narrow-minded prissy prudish puffy puritanical self-important smelly smoky smug straitlaced strict supercilious Victorian warm of the old school as dry as dust prim and proper proper rigid correct decorous ceremonious stodgy old-maidish moralistic governessy schoolmistressy mimsy schoolmarmish shockable overscrupulous goody-goody punctilious Grundyish Pecksniffian severe solemn austere starched nice mannered stiff-necked bourgeois traditionalist traditional suburban parochial respectable Pooterish dogmatic doctrinal orthodox conforming Biedermeier ceremonial button-down small-town bien pensant comme il faut straight-laced fussy fastidious finicky puritan straightlaced moral overnice nice-nelly bluenosed sententious particular scrupulous tight-laced demure pernickety upright squeamish self-righteous sanctimonious censorious bigoted old-maid holier-than-thou precise ascetic stern overmodest self-satisfied polite pedantic honourable high-minded delicate honorable hair-shirt overparticular spartan buttoned-down abstemious abstinent po-faced choosy square-toed meticulous nit-picking virtuous refined exacting unadventurous precious goody-two-shoes unhip unrelaxed pious forbidding pietistic fanatical disapproving Pharisaic timid hypocritical complacent vain overexact simpering mincing pretentious artificial offish affected rigorous illiberal pi timorous niggly god-fearing unctuous PC mainstream socially acceptable epicene namby-pamby uncool overcautious prude conscientious principled politically correct goody two-shoes upstanding old-womanish righteous ethical right-minded discriminating seemly picky decent blue-nose cleanly good dapper stickling spic-and-span snobbish spruce wooden dignified dainty demanding becoming befitting out of date out of the ark boring out-of-date diehard dated behind the times discerning sensitive critical gentlemanly inflexible fine didactic ladylike hypercritical perceptive finical faddy fussbudgety pure faddish persnickety nitpicking overdelicate finicking hard to please difficult to please sharp choosey perfectionist keen over-particular impossible to please acute careful selective nit-picky fit right restrained moralizing moderate Spartan continent economical refraining temperate self-denying self-abnegating self-sacrificing frugal simple self-restrained non-indulgent celibate self-disciplined suitable modest mannerly fitting in line by the book meet comely de rigueur by the numbers done courteous well-mannered homiletic preachy sermonic homiletical serious moralising

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(of a person) Strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
formal conventional prim stiff exact precise correct proper stuffy unbending aloof inflexible reserved unsympathetic affected detached haughty remote starched starchy stilted unfriendly antisocial austere forbidding official restrained reticent seemly serious taciturn unapproachable uncommunicative undemonstrative unforthcoming unresponsive unsocial withdrawn polite strait-laced stiff-necked straight arrow by the numbers stand-offish keeping people at arm's length cool cold distant frigid frosty standoffish unemotional offish icy chilly unsociable dispassionate indifferent unfeeling ceremonious decorous cold-eyed passionless composed cold-blooded placid collected sedate wooden unwelcoming impersonal emotionless glacial calm unclubbable asocial standoff sober rigid solitary dry gelid uncompanionable stony solemn self-contained buttoned-up secretive somber impassive close sombre quiet demure serene uncordial chill tranquil grave hostile unruffled dignified clammy peaceful inhibited phlegmatic antiseptic brittle imperturbable self-controlled hard-eyed unflappable steady punctilious nice together possessed guarded coolheaded unperturbed lukewarm untroubled unloving recollected undisturbed unworried retiring stately shy unenthusiastic close-mouthed self-possessed self-composed inhospitable cautious diffident modest unconcerned supercilious disdainful apathetic cool as cucumber wintery bashful gentle mild soft-spoken misanthropic noncommittal reclusive backward eremitic self-restrained wintry coldish affectless frozen arctic cold-hearted unshaken hard-boiled flinty steely unsmiling stern severe stolid mannered uninterested stoical impassible stoic numb incurious earnest businesslike passive clinical uncongenial controlled uncharitable repellent neutral uppity cold-shoulder equal proud mean-looking cold as ice impartial uninvolved laid back thick-skinned uptight unmoved unaffectionate contained genteel off unexcitable unamicable ungenial insolent annoyed offended impudent impertinent procacious offhand unaffable hesitant spiritless unexcited unneighbourly unkind hardhearted callous stony-hearted insociable arrogant uncaring unhappy unneighborly hateful depressing stuck-up down-to-earth grounded pacific put on airs insensitive ardorless impervious impotent unromantic loveless forced strict harsh unnatural laboured hard unsentimental silent strained artificial priggish grim matter-of-fact rigorous unrelaxed lifeless inhuman bureaucratic labored dour private unrelenting stringent featureless depersonalized uncolored gray colourless straight depersonalised faceless candid grey measured nondiscriminatory unpassioned colorless abstract anonymous poker-faced careful soulless monolithic constrained exacting media-shy gruff fierce tough unforgiving authoritarian unyielding louring illiberal serious-minded solid rough lowering ramrod intimidating rugged closemouthed shrinking timid tight-lipped introverted laconic self-effacing dumb limpid level smooth obdurate ungentle astringent inexorable retired snobbish Olympian strictly business cold turkey boring stick-in-the-mud hard-nosed no-nonsense heavy-handed deliberate cold sober snooty lofty hard-hearted on ice stuck up cold fish lone wolf putting on airs disinterested heartless nonchalant casual objective unprejudiced uncurious unbiased laid-back curt unexpressive unpleasant antipathetic nonpartisan evenhanded unaffected untouched insouciant uncivil insensible removed introvert rude heedless mute nasty unstirred antagonistic inattentive mom speechless pococurante menacing brooding fair-minded mum blasé unaroused discourteous ungracious unimpressed disagreeable hardened negative clammed up heedless of equitable sententious cool, calm and collected uncommitted inimical relaxed just fair unamiable cross nonaligned easy listless sparing outside square stark oblivious deadpan uncompassionate cruel glowering unpitying expressionless flat dried-up apathetic about uninvolved in uninterested in on the fence abstracted preoccupied unmoved by brusque coldhearted impolite complacent perfunctory undecided inactive inert obnoxious uninvolved with surly bored by sour ill-natured superior nonbelligerent noncombatant sullen untalkative tongue-tied careless unmindful of deaf to negligent oblivious to neuter nonparticipating middle-of-road unaligned bystanding disengaged pacifistic jaundiced mortal adversary adversarial ill-disposed incommunicable muted rational nongregarious scowling disapproving equable resolute even-handed bad-tempered independent spacey tightlipped grouchy halfhearted aversive repugnant mean dead blank bland vacant toneless hollow hard-headed inapproachable short nonplussed on sidelines insular incommunicative open-minded inaccessible non-partisan nowhere unimpassioned immovable nonemotional frowning uncommunicable spaced-out insusceptible unsusceptible out of it insensate ill-tempered unrevealing balanced unimpressionable eremetic crass tactless obtuse imperceptive grim-faced hard as nails feelingless bloodless without fear or favour with no axe to grind stony-eyed conservative avoidant introspective half-hearted tepid unsavoury indifferent about incurious about abrupt objectionable unattractive unlikeable unenthused unincluded selfish ungenerous analytic terse dismissive camera-shy dispassionate about not interested timorous inward-looking mopey mopish distrustful xenophobic sheepish coy recessive inscrutable unfazed level-headed cool-headed unreceptive suspicious unsavory socially inhibited overbearing wicked uninquiring unagitated unfavorable unfavourable logical discreet close-lipped inarticulate aseptic retreated thoughtful recluse alienated unimpressible uninfluenced pompous unselfish isolated marble inexpressive blah indurated inexcitable ungainly not caring contemptuous withering seclusive unconversational non-discriminatory cynical ascetic hermitlike ungregarious dry-eyed undismayed secret enduring resigned philosophic indomitable hermitic hermit-like hermitical tight-mouthed wordless dark clamlike carefree selfless along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches non-emotional non-communicative self-sufficient all alone mumchance unwilling to mix with other people blithe without prejudice free from discrimination free from self-interest evasive hush-hush unswayed contrived immune at a loss for words honest unbigoted pokerfaced unmindful easy-going nonaffected dried up buttoned up devil-may-care happy-go-lucky embarrassed repressed self-conscious awkward uneasy on the QT immune to impervious to stubborn unanxious sitting on the fence on the level lighthearted slaphappy gay lightsome debonair straight-faced proof against subdued unrelated unconnected autonomous unallied compassionless inconsiderate supine deaf unbothered not bothered at ease forgetful self-centered feckless lackadaisical blind undaunted self-centred aggressive pitiless thoughtless merciless ferocious quarrelsome without a care in the world not giving a toss inhumane ruthless desensitized indurate case-hardened pachydermatous remorseless stonyhearted stoney unsparing slash-and-burn take-no-prisoners unmerciful ironhearted uninviting unmannerly lacking compassion formidable inured to with a heart of stone desensitised as hard as nails unsensitive crabbed threatening glum churlish competitive unpromising contrary against warlike vengeful conflicting acrimonious opposed opposite estranged censorious combative grudging malicious disaffected malignant spiteful grumpy savage fell sinister morose bleak sulky unconcerned about splenetic vicious cantankerous crusty truculent offhand about apathetic towards casual about regardless nonchalant about uncaring about not on speaking terms frivolous about reckless about dismissive of mindless of unimpressed by regardless of careless of cavalier about unresponsive to weary of lukewarm about phlegmatic about unenthusiastic about highbrow scornful boot-faced not giving a monkey's

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Shy and fond of being on one's own
demure modest bashful coy retiring shy diffident reserved unassuming reticent decorous meek prim mild prissy proper prudish quiet timid decent ladylike respectable sedate seemly shrinking sober strait-laced timorous chaste innocent maidenly priggish pure virginal virtuous backward coquettish down-to-earth goody-goody humble introverted kittenish lowly old-maidish puritanical recessive self-effacing sheepish starchy straight unpretentious withdrawn affected niminy-piminy retired square uptight blushing close earnest nice serious silent skittish solemn unassertive unassured prim and proper restrained unobtrusive gentle cool vestal undefiled peaceful reclusive immaculate subdued self-restrained unsullied virgin uncommunicative secretive moral placid serene conventional inhibited undemonstrative solitary standoffish mousy uncorrupted unostentatious soft-spoken clean simple unsociable fearful unpresuming taciturn formal distant aloof cold self-contained cautious collected sinless close-mouthed self-conscious insecure offish wholesome media-shy nervous unconfident apprehensive unblemished plain hesitant discreet constrained unforthcoming composed soft polite G-rated unapproachable private eremitic aw-shucks docile embarrassed introvert celibate unaffected deferential refined uncompanionable abstinent lamblike incorrupt controlled intact unambitious withdrawing pure as the driven snow shamefaced detached maiden unboastful frigid unresponsive rabbity unwed peaceable misanthropic icy ceremonious noncommittal spotless stand-offish self-denying unmarried temperate reverent uncontaminated mim good elegant angelic faint-hearted inconspicuous submissive unpretending ordinary reluctant overmodest resigned becoming befitting low-key calm genteel inward-looking yielding fit dignified compliant fitting remote tentative wary suitable abashed unfriendly acquiescent forbearing closemouthed gentlemanly guarded laconic cowed self-controlled mannerly chary hermitic untainted tender pleasant upright right snobbish affable thoughtful tame manageable compassionate nongregarious guiltless pacific respectful moderate caring tight-lipped obliging stainless conforming done comely courteous lenient benevolent benign continent meet de rigueur well-mannered sympathetic austere in good taste softhearted untarnished mellow neat intemerate monogamous inexperienced impotent warmhearted gracious harmless free of sin squeaky clean unoffensive good-natured comme il faut tender-hearted mild-mannered non-confrontational arch flirtatious simpering genuine natural evasive artless ingenuous severe girlish delicate doubtful unsure introspective unaggressive apologetic low-profile unnoticeable independent honourable honorable orthodox unstained platonic antisocial isolated prudent self-doubting uncertain indrawn weak-kneed trembling quaking cowering unsocial ungregarious insular ashamed socially inhibited hermit-like hermitical contemplative self-absorbed self-interested pensive obsequious servile dubious suspicious flinching distrustful blenching unpoised subtle understated toned-down repressed low-keyed muted unflashy unrevealing eremetic easily frightened lacking courage casual unconcerned aseptic disinterested incurious retreated recluse uncurious uninterested indifferent egoless obedient unprotesting spineless unresisting spiritless ruminative meditative reflective inner-directed self-centred in line keeping a low profile reverential subservient by the numbers by the book free from vanity hiding one's light under a bushel self-deprecating ill at ease patient self-centered wimpish mousey yellow scary fearsome gutless yellow-bellied tremulous chicken sissy trepidatious fainthearted biddable resistless supplicatory seclusive secret non-communicative self-sufficient anchoritic eremitical all alone tractable sycophantic long-suffering nunlike unaffable unexpansive faint recreant cowardly poor-spirited afraid frightened scared shuddering conservative impeccable unimposing flawless not forward doubting inelaborate unextravagant righteous verecund recoiling blushful kind poor homely faithful pristine impeccant easily embarrassed faultless blameless small unadorned holy irreproachable white perfect uncorrupt unexcessive unembroidered economical unornamented token honest cleanhanded inculpable genial considerate amiable clean-living free from sin exemplary agreeable pleasing sackless unoffending chilly dumb unemotional tranquil pabulum Milquetoast tolerant nothing orderly wishy-washy zero longanimous passive lily-white understanding easygoing merciful congenial kindly likeable humane sociable bland goodhearted motherly fatherly loving sweet-tempered laid back good-humored sisterly dovelike tenderhearted lovable maternal brotherly cheerful likable large-hearted good-humoured kind-hearted friendly amicable dove-like forgiving kindhearted paternal Olympian free of not guilty whiter than white squeaky-clean as pure as the driven snow unruffled easy imperturbable unflappable sensitive steady complaisant serious-minded grave correct unshaken unperturbed together recollected untroubled self-composed level possessed coolheaded undisturbed stiff limpid equal unworried self-possessed stuffy smooth stick-in-the-mud boring soft-hearted appropriate sombre deliberate dispassionate stately somber cold sober tasteful tactful cool as cucumber courtly civilized polished couth well behaved well-behaved well mannered well bred seasonable ceremonial civilised au fait frosty impersonal cold-eyed unbending asocial mum mom dry unclubbable unsympathetic standoff cold-blooded haughty unwelcoming mute passionless unfeeling buttoned-up apathetic speechless clammed up emotionless glacial chill impassive wooden phlegmatic tongue-tied forbidding uncordial close-lipped stolid inhospitable gelid unexpressive hostile untalkative buttoned up disdainful clammy antiseptic brittle hard-eyed stony careful supercilious affectless uncongenial unenthusiastic tightlipped sententious incommunicable incommunicative wintry poker-faced wintery lukewarm coldish stoical frozen arctic stilted sparing uncommunicable laid-back unneighbourly stoic impassible numb cagey uninvolved hushed wordless circumspect unmoved curt brooding uppity dark callous inarticulate unspeaking unneighborly tight-mouthed cool, calm and collected judicious unexcitable stern rigid heartless on the QT matter-of-fact reasonable zipped uneasy voiceless dour clamlike measured at a loss for words unamicable clinical pompous offhand contained sensible politic dried-up uncivil offended impertinent procacious annoyed impudent insolent level-headed antagonistic nonchalant alert heedful hush-hush unpassioned abstract rational gingerly safe hard-hearted deadpan watchful vigilant mumchance attentive calculating flat cold-hearted balanced dummied up disciplined abstracted in check unimpassioned preoccupied mannered not talkative cold as ice businesslike strained lost for words awkward cloistered unloving unsentimental diplomatic enigmatic snooty cynical proud unwilling deep under control still uncomfortable off disagreeable secluded unkind unpleasant ungracious ascetic rude thick-skinned hard-boiled stuck up insensible dried up fogeyish putting on airs leery arrogant jaundiced lone inimical stuck-up old-fashioned equable removed insouciant negative neutral inapproachable discourteous spacey dumbstruck of few words dumbfounded inaccessible expressionless toneless hollow dead blank vacant uncharitable hateful narrow-minded insensitive objective bottled up hardened grouchy strict starched spaced-out playing one's cards close to one's chest pococurante impartial keeping people at arm's length out of it discriminating observant precautious nowhere immovable nonemotional fuddy-duddy with reservations even warm nonvocal struck dumb on the lookout with eyes peeled of the old school levelheaded soundless saying nothing not saying boo unable to get a word out stony-eyed bereft of speech not given to excesses stiff-necked unextreme avoidant unaffectionate unamiable unnatural forced costive sullen frustrated tamed restricted limited brusque superior contrived laboured artificial ungenial mopey mopish camera-shy insociable scowling punctilious sequestered half-hearted tepid hung up steely flinty unhappy depressing mean-looking stodgy ungainly alienated put on airs unconversational unsmiling low-pitched low muffled hushful short outside repellent lifeless hard fierce discouraging off-putting hermitlike unenthused labored monastic exact precise cool-headed hard-headed not forthcoming complacent perfunctory cold-shoulder contemptuous withering unagitated inflexible uninquiring zipped one's lips have tight chops unimpressionable unfazed inscrutable secluse hermetic hardhearted official bureaucratic inhuman stony-hearted disinclined loath hesitating wavering indisposed unprejudiced uncommitted unbiased cryptic wise strategic obdurate inexpressive listless coldhearted marble uncompassionate blah unwilling to mix with other people sceptical wouldn't say boo to a goose pokerfaced featureless colorless soulless gray colourless grey uncolored depersonalised faceless candid depersonalized nondiscriminatory anonymous monolithic undercover backstairs covert sly furtive feline mysterious intelligent judgmatical judgmatic discerning stable regular silentious unheard unimpressible insusceptible buttoning up clamming up hidden mum's the word tight chops zipping one's lips buttoning one's lip malevolent shut away straight arrow shocked sagacious softly-softly kid-glove straight-faced indurated inexcitable averse astounded under wraps inobtrusive nonaggressive corked up in charge chilled on a leash in control of yourself closed up in private in chambers in privacy pessimistic inhumane aghast dazed thunderstruck amazed awake civil worldly-wise considered not excessive compromising lonely alone strictly business cold turkey dependable settled reliable in the background in the dark sober-minded even-tempered sobersided gobsmacked flabbergasted selfish sarcastic hating egoistic sardonic egotistical misanthropical companionless shell-shocked along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches on lookout having foresight not rash dumbstricken obmutescent playing your cards close to your chest mature anxious troubled friendless skeptical unaccompanied knocked for six astonished aphonic hit for six like a clam poised responsible sound carefree secure restless tense discomposed edgy unsettled blithe surly sour lonesome full of common sense well balanced calculable unswerving having both feet on the ground medium comfortable checked regulated constant curbed relaxed perturbed unrelaxed bothered nervy jittery antsy mindful provident aware special one-off sole unique singular one only deadly musty conformist aggressive ill-natured suspecting scrupulous shrewd forethoughtful unquiet discomforted disquieted discomfited devil-may-care happy-go-lucky humourless fusty by itself quarrelsome unanxious old-fogeyish nasty keeping a weather eye on all ears walking on egg shells thinking twice keeping on one's toes handling with kid gloves on your guard belt-and-braces watching one's step watching out walking on eggs on your toes taking it slow playing safe hedging one's bets on the qui vive on guard on the watch with one's eyes peeled narrow magisterial fetid straitlaced important self-important hot bloated humorless puffy foetid Victorian smug smoky smelly careless lighthearted slaphappy gay lightsome oblivious debonair antipathetic menacing adversary obnoxious mortal impolite adversarial unmannerly unattended forsaken sui generis out-of-the-way particular deserted lacking social skills by oneself on edge stag separate lorn on its own lofty nonplussed cross ill-disposed against conflicting opposite estranged malicious disaffected malignant spiteful competitive unpromising contrary warlike vengeful acrimonious opposed censorious combative grudging gruff unbothered not bothered forgetful feckless inattentive lackadaisical blind supine deaf without a care in the world at ease not giving a toss heedless negligent undaunted non-committal on ice as dry as dust cold fish lone wolf vague not on speaking terms overcareful canny overcautious

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Polite, calm, and sensible in behaviour
decorous proper seemly correct decent becoming befitting fit fitting polite appropriate suitable respectable genteel sedate dignified mannerly refined tactful tasteful civilised civilized courtly demure formal modest polished gentlemanly ladylike nice reserved comely couth in good taste well behaved well-behaved well bred well mannered ceremonial conforming conventional de rigueur done elegant good meet moral prim restrained right seasonable well-mannered au fait comme il faut civil courteous urbane gracious cultivated well-bred cultured chivalrous sophisticated respectful considerate suave apt gallant ceremonious affable debonair gentle cordial stylish kind apposite graceful traditional thoughtful charming diplomatic orthodox worthy acceptable punctilious stately obliging accepted aristocratic classy discreet due fine fitted applicable posh accomplished well brought up presentable friendly smart prudish priggish snobbish distinguished genial suited august stuffy stiff politic deferential pleasant noble strait-laced complaisant starchy expedient relevant straight convenient just accommodating honourable honorable hospitable benevolent educated handsome charitable fashionable majestic pompous standard official prissy pleasing amiable ritualistic affected approved qualified delicate understanding discerning upright pukka able congenial unctuous good-mannered conservative ostentatious straitlaced condescending prudent capable ornate sociable puritanical compatible timely done thing functional prepared feasible congruous stodgy tolerant felicitous stilted square adapted deserving pertinent ready bland high-class superior spruce developed strict poised sympathetic useful apropos employable adequate rightful smooth pretty happy useable serviceable correspondent available usable well brought-up conformable rigid equal equitable old-fashioned fuddy-duddy stiff-necked well spoken well-spoken stick-in-the-mud of the old school necessary required womanly elaborate haughty enlightened advanced proud finished customary usual de rigeur cavalier OK protocol in order privileged well-born aloof humane good mannered soft-spoken impeccable welcome sober fair tip-top top-notch in keeping fogeyish adulatory complimentary high-bred imposing highbred flattering preux lofty studied conciliatory mild amenable good-natured obsequious concerned neighborly solicitous attentive neighbourly well-respected well-placed upper-class consonant consistent mannered austere starched solemn opportune beautiful obedient orderly desirable artistic uptight the done thing persuasive glib slick luxurious right on just what was ordered on the nose that's the ticket on the button kindly honest opulent sumptuous exquisite classic modish smarmy ingratiating together cool reputable admirable facile svelte composed collected plush grand aesthetic lovely dashing possessed unruffled silky indulgent warm-hearted beneficent benign kind-hearted chic select choice virtuous trustworthy respected acquiescent manageable dutiful compliant distingué equable oily royal coolheaded swanky dainty rare ornamented fancy magnanimous clean-living ritual pretentious confined la-di-da intolerant patronizing patronising artificial hollow snooty precious schmick overdone recherche esthetic stylized Victorian self-composed self-possessed neat above board tidy venerable estimable perceptive subtle judicious sensitive careful cooperative mindful tractable regardful willing well-brought-up well-designed well-dressed smooth-tongued silver-tongued ordinary creditable moderate redoubtable sublime well-thought-of mediocre redoubted of good repute a la mode easy approachable big-hearted loving tender forthcoming bonhomous giving good-hearted amicable niminy-piminy old-maidish mimsy fussy schoolmarmish precise particular fastidious ceremonialistic routine established prescribed media-savvy old-maid po-faced governessy nice-nelly schoolmistressy straightlaced bluenosed highly regarded set formalistic dexterous wise observant deft skilled skilful adroit savvy skillful cautious insightful tactical aware Grundyish square-toed dextrous blue-nose prim and proper moralistic dapper choosy goody-goody meticulous wooden cleanly stickling overmodest spic-and-span nit-picking treating with kid gloves bourgeois conformist treating something with kid gloves traditionalist narrow-minded suburban parochial Pooterish doctrinal Biedermeier dogmatic equipped exploitable operable practicable preferable straight-laced small-town bien pensant button-down good enough -worthy attractive airy trim thin ethereal harmonious light discriminating gossamer snazzy spiffy sharp diaphanous cute fragile lavish experienced well-made simple flowing understated pure decorative ornamental gorgeous cosmopolitan worldly moving expressive ritzy nuanced worldly-wise balanced flashy creative sheer chaste intricate soft imaginative high classical bonny fetching recherché gossamery insubstantial gauzy snappy enhancing aesthetically pleasing frail lacy transparent knowledgeable filmy erudite good-looking on fleek with good taste intelligent comfortable appealing uncluttered handy clever ingenious streamlined well-off divine striking aerodynamic quality flash expensive perfected deluxe zooty exotic showy lush sleek symmetrical agreeable arcane far-fetched esoteric luxuriant extravagant balletic lithe high fashion plain confident self-assured emotional well-proportioned Augustan first-class stylistic stunning knockout taking goodly likely bonnie drop-dead lovesome beauteous ravishing sightly filigree fly swish flowy evolved close progressive improved forward rigorous accurate pinpoint spot-on late higher mathematical well-chosen trig well groomed well dressed musical pictorial ideal rhythmical stimulating dramatic picturesque beautifying metropolitan frilly open tenuous casual nonchalant detached buoyant well-groomed well turned out cheerful jaunty sprightly slight petite elevated figurative symbolic flowery high-brow high-minded sartorial slim scholarly intellectual jet-set citified blasé meshy fairy fluffy aerial rarefied highbrow dinky mondaine knowing mature intangible impalpable shadowy world-weary well-favored quiet rich unobtrusive splendiferous uptown swank unaffected gratifying subdued well-informed worldly wise been around profound deep poetic lacelike net lace-like patterned netlike net-like otherworldly ghostly waiflike vaporous wraithlike eerie unworldly vapory gaseous elite sweet darling delightful feeble well-read artistically aware learned liberal up-to-date lettered savant blue-stocking intellectually aware distingue well-educated traveled appreciative arty well informed well read versed well educated literary informed literate well born highborn upmarket upper-crust titled high-born wellborn travelled full of feeling detailed au courant wispy upper crust Brahmin ennobled blue-blooded aristocratical top-drawer great flimsy papery chiffony floaty feathery gentlemanlike blue silk-stocking queenly regal lordly exalted silver-spoon princely patrician knightly kingly translucent gauzelike threadlike shimmering born with a silver spoon in one's mouth fine-grained fine-spun wafer-thin see-through

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Boring or severely lacking in interest
stodgy boring dull tedious dreary turgid unimaginative uninteresting dry monotonous ponderous stuffy unexciting uninspired wearisome humdrum tiresome formal heavy-going ho-hum plodding arid colourless colorless derivative drab drudging dusty flat heavy jading jejune laboured leaden mind-numbing monochromatic numbing old pedantic pedestrian slow stale stupid tame tiring unoriginal weary wearying wooden banal deadly dull fuddy-duddy verbose banausic dim labored stilted weighty heavy going dull as ditchwater hard to digest prosaic deadly sedate square pompous conventional lifeless insipid vapid commonplace routine lacklustre lackluster uneventful bland run-of-the-mill uninspiring spiritless mundane trite unvaried ordinary bromidic characterless repetitious sterile unremarkable workaday ho hum blah samey common stiff unvarying quotidian tired hackneyed fatiguing laborious featureless dead vanilla repetitive unstimulating as dry as dust everyday dull as dishwater prosy barren nowhere soporific dry as dust platitudinous monochrome passionless nothing wishy-washy enervating exhausting dreich plain vanilla dullsville lacking variety draggy matter-of-fact mediocre uniform uncreative irksome usual unexceptional unrelieved weariful soulless mechanical unchanging inane soul-destroying lame awkward depressing nondescript yawnsome unenjoyable unentertaining hacky monotone clumsy nothing to write home about lacking excitement lacking interest no great shakes stereotyped big yawn unnatural forced mindless threadbare lusterless interminable plebeian zero well-worn feeble limp bloodless stock vacuous weak unadventurous derived uninventive empty sluggish anaemic bog-standard toneless innocuous ornery dragging la