Definition of placid adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

placid

adjective
ˈplæsɪd
 
; ˈplæsɪd
 
 
1 (of a person or an animal) not easily excited or irritateda placid baby/horse
Opposite
high-spirited
2 calm and peaceful, with very little movement
Synonym
tranquil
the placid waters of the lake
placidity
pləˈsɪdəti
 
; pləˈsɪdəti
 
noun [uncountable]
placidly
ˈplæsɪdli
 
; ˈplæsɪdli
 
adverb‘Of course,’ said Helen placidly.The river sparkled placidly in the sun.
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