Definition of Placid

1. Adjective. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves. "Unruffled water"




2. Adjective. Not easily irritated. "Remained placid despite the repeated delays"
Exact synonyms: Equable, Even-tempered, Good-tempered
Similar to: Good-natured
Derivative terms: Good-temperedness, Placidity, Placidness

Definition of Placid

1. a. Pleased; contented; unruffied; undisturbed; serene; peaceful; tranquil; quiet; gentle.

Definition of Placid

1. Adjective. calm and quiet; peaceful; tranquil ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Placid

1. calm or peaceful [adj] : PLACIDLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Placid

1. Pleased; contented; unruffied; undisturbed; serene; peaceful; tranquil; quiet; gentle. "That placid aspect and meek regard." . "Sleeping . . . The placid sleep of infancy." Origin: L. Placidus, originally, pleasing, mild, from placere to please: cf. F. Placide. See Please. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Placid

placentography
placentoma
placentophagy
placentotherapy
placepot
placepots
placer
placer miner
placer mining
placers
places
placeseeker
placeshifting
placet
placets
placid (current term)
placider
placidest
placidities
placidity
placidly
placidness
placidnesses
placified
placifies
placify
placifying
placing
placings
placit

Literary usage of Placid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"For several years the members of the Lake placid Conference on Home Economics had ... Finally, at the Lake placid Conference of 1908, held by invitation at ..."

2. A History of the Adirondacks by Alfred Lee Donaldson (1921)
"The village of Lake placid does not lie on the shores of the lake whose name it bears, and in order to avoid the confusion arising from this fact the two ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1898)
"She was placid and gentle, though unfitted for any active duty, and with little knowledge of anything around her, and survived till 1892. ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Sidney L. Construction of cooler at Lake placid ciub. J Home Econ 7:146-8 Mr '15 Wood, T. Martin Edmund Davis collection. Int Studio 55:79-97, 239-. ..."

5. The Journal of Home Economics by American Home Economics Association (1910)
"For several years the members of the Lake placid Conference on Home Economics had ... Finally, at the Lake placid Conference of 1908, held by invitation at ..."

6. A History of the Adirondacks by Alfred Lee Donaldson (1921)
"The village of Lake placid does not lie on the shores of the lake whose name it bears, and in order to avoid the confusion arising from this fact the two ..."

7. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1898)
"She was placid and gentle, though unfitted for any active duty, and with little knowledge of anything around her, and survived till 1892. ..."

8. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Sidney L. Construction of cooler at Lake placid ciub. J Home Econ 7:146-8 Mr '15 Wood, T. Martin Edmund Davis collection. Int Studio 55:79-97, 239-. ..."

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