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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplacidplac‧id /ˈplæsɪd/ adjective  1 EMOTIONALa placid person does not often get angry or upset and does not usually mind doing what other people want them to a large, placid baby She sat still, placid and waiting.2 CALMcalm and peaceful The lake was placid and still under the moonlight.placidly adverb Dobbs stood at the entrance, placidly smoking his pipe.placidity /pləˈsɪdəti/ noun [uncountable]
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placidSome infants are intense, while others are more relaxed; some are squirmy and restless, while others are placid.She floated listening on the placid amniotic tides.He seemed to be placid and even cheerful.My second child, for instance, was a placid baby who fed to routine from his earliest day and rarely cried.All the eye can see are evergreens, a placid body of water and the occasional loon.She's a sweet, placid child who rarely gets upset or angry.There was a worried look on her normally placid face.Half-closed, dozy eyes usually belong to a placid, lazy horse.Phlegmatic: this type has a placid nature and tends to be lazy.The setting sun turned the placid ocean into a sea of gold.his placid round face
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