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placid

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of placid

  1. 1 free from emotional or mental agitation an exceptionally placid mother who was rarely upset by her six children Synonyms of placid collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, equal, level, limpid, peaceful, calm, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, serene, smooth, together, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworriedWords Related to placid even, even-keeled, steady, well-adjusted, well-balanced; imperturbable, nerveless, unflappable, unshakable; centered, disciplined, equable, self-contained, self-controlled; affable, breezy, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, laid-back, loosey-goosey, mellow; carefree, nonchalant, unconcerned; assured, confident, self-assured; aloof, detached, dispassionate, indifferent; bovine, impassive, phlegmatic, sober, stolid; relaxed, relieved, tranquilized (also tranquillized)Near Antonyms of placid anxious, bothered, distressed, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, worried; jittery, jumpy, nervous, restless, skittish, tense; high-strung, unstable, uptightAntonyms of placid agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset

  2. 2 free from storms or physical disturbance a placid lake Synonyms of placid halcyon, hushed, lown [dialect], peaceful, calm, quiet, serene, still, stilly, tranquil, untroubledWords Related to placid balmy, clement, equable, gentle, mild, moderate, temperate; clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny, windlessNear Antonyms of placid blizzardy (also blizzardly), blustery, squally, windy; extreme, foul, intemperate, nasty, severeAntonyms of placid agitated, angry, inclement, restless, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, unquiet, unsettled

  3. 3 free from disturbing noise or uproar a vacation in the placid lake community Synonyms of placid arcadian, calm, hushed, peaceful, quiet, restful, serene, still, stilly, tranquilWords Related to placid noiseless, silent, soundless; mute, speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted; dull, gentle, low, soft; ultraquietNear Antonyms of placid crazy, tempestuous, wild; blaring, blasting, booming, earsplitting, piercing, roaring, thundering, thunderousAntonyms of placid boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)

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