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  • Placidity — Pla*cid i*ty, n. [L. placiditas: cf. F. placidit[ e].] The quality or state of being placid; calmness; serenity. Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • placidity — noun see placid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • placidity — See placid. * * * …   Universalium

  • placidity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Lack of emotional agitation: calm, calmness, peace, peacefulness, placidness, quietude, serenity, tranquillity. See CALM. 2. An absence of motion or disturbance: calm, calmness, hush, lull, peace, peacefulness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • placidity — pla·cid·i·ty || plÉ™ sɪdÉ™tɪ n. serenity, quietness; tranquility, peacefulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • placidity — n. Calmness, quietness, serenity, composure, coolness, tranquillity, imperturbability, mildness, gentleness, peacefulness, placidness …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • placidity — pla·cid·i·ty …   English syllables

  • placidity — See: placid …   English dictionary

  • placidity — noun 1. a feeling of calmness; a quiet and undisturbed feeling • Syn: ↑placidness • Derivationally related forms: ↑placid (for: ↑placidness) • Hypernyms: ↑calmness …   Useful english dictionary

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