Definitions for placidˈplæs ɪd
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placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled(adj)
(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
"a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water"
equable, even-tempered, good-tempered, placid(adj)
not easily irritated
"an equable temper"; "not everyone shared his placid temperament"; "remained placid despite the repeated delays"
calm and quiet; peaceful; tranquil
Origin: From placidus, from placeo.
pleased; contented; unruffied; undisturbed; serene; peaceful; tranquil; quiet; gentle
Origin: [L. placidus, originally, pleasing, mild, from placere to please: cf. F. placide. See Please.]
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