Definition of placidly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈplæsɪdli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈplæsɪdli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows that you are not easily excited or irritated ‘Of course,’ said Helen placidly.
  2. 2in a calm and peaceful way, with very little movement synonym tranquilly The river sparkled placidly in the sun.