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[plas-id] /ˈplæs ɪd/

pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed:
placid waters.
having a calm appearance or nature

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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