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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

plac•idˈplæs ɪd(adj.)

  1. pleasantly calm or peaceful.

Origin of placid:

1620–30; < L placidus calm, quiet, akin to placēre to please ; see -id4


Princeton's WordNet

  1. placidly(adverb)

    in a quiet and tranquil manner

    "the sea now shimmered placidly before our eyes"

  2. placidly(adverb)

    in a placid and good-natured manner

    "I put the questions, and she answered them placidly"


  1. placidly(Adverb)

    In a placid manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Placidly(adverb)

    in a placid manner

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