What does placid mean?

Definitions for placidˈplæs ɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"


  1. placid(Adjective)

    calm and quiet; peaceful; tranquil

  2. Origin: From placidus, from placeo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Placid(adj)

    pleased; contented; unruffied; undisturbed; serene; peaceful; tranquil; quiet; gentle

  2. Origin: [L. placidus, originally, pleasing, mild, from placere to please: cf. F. placide. See Please.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Placid

    plas′id, adj. gentle: peaceful.—ns. Placid′ity, Plac′idness.—adv. Plac′idly. [Fr.,—L. placidusplacēre, to please.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of placid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of placid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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