What does the word placid mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Placidly.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Calm; peaceful.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Smooth; unruffled; calm.

Usage examples for placid

  1. Hence they looked for a deep bay, or, better still, the mouth of a large river, and once on its placid bosom they felt themselves masters of the whole country. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  2. Anna was placid and reserved. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood