Placidness Plac"id*ness, n. The quality or state of being placid. [1913 Webster]

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  • placidness — index composure Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • placidness — noun see placid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • placidness — noun The state or quality of being placid …   Wiktionary

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

  • placidness — plæsɪdnɪs n. serenity, quietness; tranquility, peacefulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • placidness — plac·id·ness …   English syllables

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

  • calm — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. placid, serene, unruffled, cool, composed, undisturbed; phlegmatic, sedate; tranquil, still, motionless, halcyon; peaceful, pacific. v. t. still, pacify. See repose, pacification, dissuasion,… …   English dictionary for students

  • peace — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. peacetime; amity, friendship, harmony, concord; tranquillity, peace of mind, repose, quiescence; truce; neutrality. See pacification, silence, content, unity.Ant., war, contention. II (Roget s IV) n.… …   English dictionary for students

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