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PLACID

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does placid mean? 

PLACID (adjective)
  The adjective PLACID has 3 senses:

1. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
2. not easily irritated
3. living without undue worry; taking life easy

  Familiarity information: PLACID used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLACID (adjective)


Sense 1placid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves

Synonyms:

placid; tranquil; unruffled; still; quiet; smooth

Context examples:

a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay / the quiet waters of a lagoon / a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky / a smooth channel crossing / scarcely a ripple on the still water / unruffled water

Similar:

calm ((of weather) free from storm or wind)


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Meaning:

Not easily irritated

Synonyms:

even-tempered; good-tempered; equable; placid

Context examples:

an equable temper / not everyone shared his placid temperament / remained placid despite the repeated delays

Similar:

good-natured (having an easygoing and cheerful disposition)


Sense 3placid [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Living without undue worry; taking life easy

Synonyms:

placid; calm; easygoing

Context examples:

an easygoing man rarely stirred to anger / an air of placid sufficiency

Similar:

content; contented (satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are)


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