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English definition of “placid”

placid

adjective uk   /ˈplæs.ɪd/ us  
having a calm appearance or characteristics: a slow-moving and placid river the placid pace of village life She was a very placid (= calm and not easily excited) child who slept all night and hardly ever cried.
placidly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
placidness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ (also placidity) us  
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