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1. placid

adjective. ['ˈplæsəd, ˈplæsɪd'] (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves.

Synonyms

  • smooth
  • unruffled
  • still
  • calm
  • tranquil

Antonyms

  • agitate
  • worry
  • louden
  • discomposure

Etymology

  • placidus (Latin)
  • placeo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Placid

  • axid
  • diapsid
  • eurosid
  • flaccid
  • pepcid
  • probenecid
  • rancid

How do you pronounce placid?

Pronounce placid as ˈplæsɪd.

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Sentences with placid


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sea snakes are famous for their placid, non-aggressive demeanour.

2. Adjective
The river is usually placid, and varies in width from 100 to 400 yards.

Quotes about placid


1. Nu mai trăim un prezent placid, ci suntem prinși cu toții în efortul de a ne pregăti permanent pentru viitor.
- Jean-Claude Carrière, Nu sperați că veți scăpa de cărți

2. placid

adjective. ['ˈplæsəd, ˈplæsɪd'] not easily irritated.

Synonyms

  • even-tempered
  • equable
  • good-tempered

Antonyms

  • loud
  • noisy
  • audible
  • sound

Etymology

  • placidus (Latin)
  • placeo (Latin)
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