adjective plac·id \ˈpla-səd\

: not easily upset or excited

: not moving much : calm and steady

Full Definition of PLACID

:  serenely free of interruption or disturbance <placid skies> <a placid disposition>; also :  complacent 1
pla·cid·i·ty \pla-ˈsi-də-tē, plə-\ noun
plac·id·ly \ˈpla-səd-lē\ adverb
plac·id·ness noun

Examples of PLACID

  1. a person with a sunny, placid disposition
  2. the placid surface of the lake

Origin of PLACID

Latin placidus, from placēre to please — more at please
First Known Use: 1626

Rhymes with PLACID


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