Placid - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplæsɪd|  American pronunciation of the word placid
Brit.  |ˈplasɪd|  British pronunciation of the word placid

adjective

- (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves(syn: quiet, smooth, still, tranquil, unruffled)

a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay

- not easily irritated(syn: equable, even-tempered, good-tempered)

not everyone shared his placid temperament
remained placid despite the repeated delays

Examples

a person with a sunny, placid disposition

the placid surface of the lake

She sat still, placid and waiting.

The lake was placid and still under the moonlight.

Dobbs stood at the entrance, placidly smoking his pipe.

a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay

not everyone shared his placid temperament

remained placid despite the repeated delays

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