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Definition of "placidity" [pla•cid•i•ty]

  • The state of being placid; peacefulness. (noun)

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Use "placidity" in a sentence
  • "The other is elitism, a charge that clearly grates on him and unnerves his wife, who has a great deal that would be attractive in a first lady (intelligence, accomplishment, beauty) but lacks placidity, which is, actually, necessary."
  • "[She has risen and stands rubbing her arm and recovering her placidity, which is considerable.]"
  • "Vladimir Beregovoy wonders whether modern show and pet breeders who favor "placidity" would breed from what he calls "Houdinis " like my Kazakh female Ataika left, who routinely escapes from 8- foot fenced enclosures though no bigger than a whippet."