Synonyms for placid

Grammar : Adj
Spell : plas-id
Phonetic Transcription : ˈplæs ɪd

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Définition of placid

Origin :
  • 1620s, from French placide (15c.) and directly from Latin placidus "pleasing, peaceful, quiet, gentle, still, calm," from placere "to please" (see please). Related: Placidly; placidness.
  • adj calm, mild
Example sentences :
  • It had the pure and placid expression of the human soul, when it dwells in love and peace.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • By degrees the placid influence of her friend calmed her perturbed spirit.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • They were a phlegmatic race, placid, unimaginative, reposeful.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • “A fair-haired fellow,” the last observed in a placid tone, and paused.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Dilly took her placid companion by the arm, and hurried her on.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • Mr Casby shook his head, in Placid and benignant generality.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • But, placid as she was, my mother was authoritative, and could not endure any kind of constraint.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Again did Stefana assume an expression of placid satisfaction.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • She was rosy and placid as the apple she was generally eating when not in class.
  • Extract from : « The Green Satin Gown » by Laura E. Richards
  • "Ticket to Placid Pond, please," she said, when her turn came.
  • Extract from : « Four Girls and a Compact » by Annie Hamilton Donnell

Antonyms for placid

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