Placid



[plas-id] /ˈplæs ɪd/

adjective
1.
pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed:
placid waters.
/ˈplæsɪd/
adjective
1.
having a calm appearance or nature
adj.

1620s, from French placide (15c.) and directly from Latin placidus “pleasing, peaceful, quiet, gentle, still, calm,” from placere “to please” (see please). Related: Placidly; placidness.

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