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placidity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of placidity

  1. 1 a state of freedom from storm or disturbance the placidity of the area makes it a perfect vacation spot for people who just want to relax Synonyms of placidity calmness, hush, peace, peacefulness, calm, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility)Words Related to placidity lull, pause, respite; silence; mildness, soothingness; comity, concord, harmony; casualness, easygoingness, informality, laid-backness, relaxednessNear Antonyms of placidity clamor, din, noise, racketAntonyms of placidity bustle, commotion, hubbub, hurly-burly, pandemonium, tumult, turmoil, unquietness, unrest, uproar

  2. 2 evenness of emotions or temper his evident lack of placidity makes him poorly suited for such a stressful job Synonyms of placidity aplomb, calmness, collectedness, composedness, composure, cool, coolness, countenance, equilibrium, imperturbability, equanimity, repose, sangfroid, self-composedness, self-possession, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilnessWords Related to placidity assurance, confidence, poise, self-assurance, self-assuredness, self-confidence, self-trust; easygoingness, laid-backness; apathy, detachment, impassivity, indifference, insensibility, numbness, phlegm, unconcernNear Antonyms of placidity alarm (also alarum), anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, care, concern, disquiet, solicitude, uneasiness, worry; excitability, excitableness, nervousness; disturbanceAntonyms of placidity agitation, discomposure, perturbation

  3. 3 freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions her apparent placidity belied an inner turmoil as she faced a life-altering decision Synonyms of placidity calm, calmness, heartsease, peacefulness, peace, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility)Words Related to placidity content, contentment, ease; comfort, consolation, relief, solace; quiet, quietude, reposeNear Antonyms of placidity care, concern, perturbation; strain, stress, tenseness, tension; consternation, desperateness, desperation, discomfort, discomposure, dismay, distraction, distress, disturbance, edginess, jitters, jumpiness, nervousness; fear, fearfulness, torment, upset; doubt, dread, foreboding, incertitude, misgiving, presentiment, suspense, uncertaintyAntonyms of placidity agitation, alarm (also alarum), anguish, anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, uneasiness, vexation, worry


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