Definition of 'placid'
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Your placid nature seems to have disappeared. The Sun (2015)They are nice placid animals and very good mothers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To their credit, they performed with belief here but had scant success on a placid pitch. Times, Sunday Times (2009)On a placid pitch England could ill afford such lapses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has a drowsy smile and a plump, placid face. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But this was a perfectly placid surface, so the constant coming and going calls for some explanation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But he lied to a dog warden, claiming the animal was a placid stray so he would not have to pay a fee. The Sun (2014)As you know I am a calm and placid individual who tries to see the best in people. The Sun (2015)But I'm placid by nature and would struggle with the ones who need a kick up the backside. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Used Occasionally. placid is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'placid'
British English: placid ADJECTIVE
A placid person or animal is calm and does not easily become excited, angry, or upset.
She was a placid child who rarely cried.
Definition of placid from the Collins English Dictionary
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