Pronunciation: (stil'tid), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/stilted.html on line 71 [key]
1. stiffly dignified or formal, as speech or literary style; pompous.
2. Archit.(of an arch) resting on imposts treated in part as downward continuations of the arch. See illus. under arch 1.
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