stato-, stat-, sta-, -static, -stasi, staso-, -stasis, -stasia, -stacy, -stitute, -stitution, -sist
(Latin: standing, to stay, to make firm, fixed; cause to stand, to put, to place, to put in place, to remain in place; to stand still)
An inscription seen on many Roman tombstones.
2. The view or theory that one's self is the only object of real knowledge or the only thing really existent.
The summer solstice falls in June in the northern hemisphere but in December in the southern hemisphere, and vice versa for the winter solstice.
The summer solstice is the longest day of the year and the winter solstice is the shortest.2. Either of the two points on the ecliptic when the sun reaches its northernmost or southernmost point relative to the celestial equator.
2. Relating to a body of water or the atmosphere of a confined space that has no current or flow and often has an unpleasant smell as a consequence: A stagnant condition involves the lack of freshness or movement.
3. Etymology: from Latin stagnantem, "not running or forming a pool of standing water", from the verb stagnare, from stagnum, "pool".
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"The politician had a staid manner when he was asked personal questions about his family."