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PLACIDLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does placidly mean? 

PLACIDLY (adverb)
  The adverb PLACIDLY has 2 senses:

1. in a quiet and tranquil manner
2. in a placid and good-natured manner

  Familiarity information: PLACIDLY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLACIDLY (adverb)


Sense 1placidly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a quiet and tranquil manner

Context example:

the sea now shimmered placidly before our eyes

Pertainym:

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


Sense 2placidly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a placid and good-natured manner

Context example:

I put the questions, and she answered them placidly

Pertainym:

placid (not easily irritated)


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