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Meaning of PLACID

Pronunciation:  'plasid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  free from disturbance; "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. [adj]  taking life easy; "an easygoing man rarely stirred to anger"; "an air of placid sufficiency"
  3. [adj]  without untoward incident or disruption; "a placid existence"; "quiet times"
  4. [adj]  not easily irritated; "an equable temper"; "not everyone shared his placid temperament"; "remained placid despite the repeated delays"

PLACID is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: calm, content(p), contented, easygoing, equable, even-tempered, good-natured, good-tempered, quiet, still, tranquil, uneventful, unruffled



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Plac"id\, a. [L. placidus, originally, pleasing, mild,
from placere to please: cf. F. placide. See {Please}.]
Pleased; contented; unruffied; undisturbed; serene; peaceful;
tranquil; quiet; gentle. ``That placid aspect and meek
regard.'' --Milton. ``Sleeping . . . the placid sleep of
infancy.'' --Macaulay.

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