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Definition of "stateliness" [state•li•ness]

  • The quality or state of being stately (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "stateliness" in a sentence
  • "… She had a dignity so natural and certain that it deserved the name of stateliness."
  • "The composition is specially beautiful, the sides are well-balanced, while the two mounted soldiers on either side (notwithstanding their characteristically badly-drawn horses) give the scene a ceremonious stateliness, which is very impressive."
  • "He isn't pompous, but he's acquired a kind of stateliness of manner that's made"