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English definition of “placid”

placid

adjective     /ˈplæs.ɪd/
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.Calm and relaxed placidly     /-li/ adverb Calm and relaxed placidness     /-nəs/ noun [U] (also placidity)
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