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Definition of "placid" []

  • Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet. See Synonyms at calm. (adjective)
  • Satisfied; complacent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "placid" in a sentence
  • "'_From that placid aspect and meek regard, _' on the ground that; '_meek regard_ conveys no new idea to _placid aspect_.'"
  • "The little girl studied the room, her expression placid."
  • "The lawyers would address the House at the Bar and lay down, in placid, conversational style, the facts of the case and the points of law on which he relied for judgment."