Antonyms of adj stately

3 senses of stately

Sense 1
baronial, imposing, noble, stately -- (impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns")

INDIRECT (VIA impressive) -> unimpressive -- (not capable of impressing)

Sense 2
stately, statuesque -- (of size and dignity suggestive of a statue)

INDIRECT (VIA tall) -> short, little -- (low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man")

Sense 3
courtly, formal, stately -- (refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court; "a courtly gentleman")

INDIRECT (VIA dignified) -> undignified -- (lacking dignity)

Similarity of adj stately

3 senses of stately

Sense 1
baronial, imposing, noble, stately -- (impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns")
       => impressive (vs. unimpressive) -- (making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony")

Sense 2
stately, statuesque -- (of size and dignity suggestive of a statue)
       => tall (vs. short) -- (great in vertical dimension; high in stature; "tall people"; "tall buildings"; "tall trees"; "tall ships")

Sense 3
courtly, formal, stately -- (refined or imposing in manner or appearance; befitting a royal court; "a courtly gentleman")
       => dignified (vs. undignified) -- (having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance; "her dignified demeanor"; "the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman")

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