placid


placid
I adjective at peace, balmy, calm, calmative, collected, composed, cool, easeful, easygoing, equable, even, gentle, halcyon, halcyonian, imperturable, irenic, irenical, meek, mild, motionless, pacific, paradisiacal, pastoral, patient, peaceable, peaceful, placidus, quiescent, quiet, quietus, reposeful, restful, serene, smooth, soothing, still, stormless, subdued, tame, tranquil, tranquillus, unagitated, undemonstrative, undisturbed, unexcited, unimpassioned, unmoved, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled II index complacent, patient, peaceable, stoical

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  • placid — PLACÍD, Ă, placizi, de, adj. Calm, potolit, liniştit, blajin; exagerat de calm, indiferent, flegmatic, pasiv. – Din fr. placide. Trimis de RACAI, 21.10.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  PLACÍD adj. 1. v. indiferent. 2. v. calm. 3. v. monoton …   Dicționar Român

  • Placid — (Jean François Duval) est un illustrateur, peintre et dessinateur français. Son pseudonyme vient du journal Pif Gadget où étaient publiées les aventures de Placid et Muzo . Sommaire 1 Publications 1.1 Albums 1.2 Participations …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Placid — is a masculine given name, and may refer to:* John Placid Adelham (17th century), English Protestant minister * Saint Placid (6th century), Italian Christian monkee also* Lake Placid …   Wikipedia

  • Placid — Plac id, a. [L. placidus, originally, pleasing, mild, from placere to please: cf. F. placide. See {Please}.] Pleased; contented; unruffied; undisturbed; serene; peaceful; tranquil; quiet; gentle. That placid aspect and meek regard. Milton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • placid — (adj.) 1620s, from Fr. placide, from L. placidus pleasing, gentle, from placere to please (see PLEASE (Cf. please)). Related: Placidity; placidly …   Etymology dictionary

  • placid — *calm, tranquil, serene, peaceful, halcyon Analogous words: imperturbable, nonchalant, *cool, collected, composed: gentle, mild, lenient, smooth (see SOFT): *steady, equable, even, constant Antonyms: choleric (of persons): ruffled (of things) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • placid — [adj] calm, mild collected, composed, cool*, cool as a cucumber*, detached, easygoing, equable, even, even tempered, gentle, halcyon, hushed, imperturbable, irenic, peaceful, poised, quiet, restful, self possessed, serene, still, tranquil;… …   New thesaurus

  • placid — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not easily upset or excited; calm. DERIVATIVES placidity noun placidly adverb. ORIGIN Latin placidus, from placere to please …   English terms dictionary

  • Placid — [plas′id] Lake [descriptive] lake in NE N.Y., in the Adirondacks: resort area: c. 4 mi (6.4 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • placid — [plas′id] adj. [L placidus, akin to placere, to PLEASE] undisturbed; tranquil; calm; quiet SYN. CALM placidity [plə sid′ə tē] n. placidness placidly adv …   English World dictionary


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