placidly


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Related to placidly: sporadically, shrewdly, uneventful

plac·id

 (plăs′ĭd)
adj.
1.
a. Undisturbed by tumult or disorder; calm or quiet: led a placid life.
b. Not agitated physically; not disturbed: a placid stream.
2. Not easily upset or excited; mild or complacent: a placid demeanor. See Synonyms at calm.

[Latin placidus, from placēre, to please; see plāk- in Indo-European roots.]

pla·cid′i·ty (plə-sĭd′ĭ-tē), plac′id·ness (plăs′ĭd-nĭs) n.
plac′id·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.placidly - in a quiet and tranquil manner; "the sea now shimmered placidly before our eyes"
2.placidly - in a placid and good-natured manner; "I put the questions, and she answered them placidly"
Translations
بِهُدوء، بِوَداعَه
klidně
fredsommeligt
rólega
sakin sakin

placidly

[ˈplæsɪdlɪ] ADV [sit] → plácidamente, apaciblemente; [say, reply] → tranquilamente, sosegadamente

placidly

[ˈplæsɪdli] advplacidement

placidly

advruhig, friedlich; speakbedächtig

placidly

[ˈplæsɪdlɪ] advplacidamente

placid

(ˈplasid) adjective
calm and not easily disturbed or upset. a placid child.
ˈplacidly adverb
ˈplacidness noun
References in classic literature ?
When John came down at last, expecting to find a pensive or reproachful wife, he was agreeably surprised to find Meg placidly trimming a bonnet, and to be greeted with the request to read something about the election, if he was not too tired.
and this time three years, if I am not at home, tell them to address them to At that moment the two wakes were fairly crossed, and instantly, then, in accordance with their singular ways, shoals of small harmless fish, that for some days before had been placidly swimming by our side, darted away with what seemed shuddering fins, and ranged themselves fore and aft with the stranger's flanks.
The knights paid no attention to the king at all; it was his place to look out himself, and if he hadn't skipped he would have been placidly ridden down, and laughed at besides.
Then she turned her back and placidly waddled to her former roost again, tossing the money into an open till as she went along.
Life in the brick house had gone on more placidly of late, for Rebecca was honestly trying to be more careful in the performance of her tasks and duties as well as more quiet in her plays, and she was slowly learning the power of the soft answer in turning away wrath.
She was conscious of his aim, and in her better moods endured his efforts placidly, only showing their uselessness by now and then suppressing a wearied sigh, and checking him at last with the saddest of smiles and kisses.
The day passed and nothing happened; the evening and the night followed, placidly and uneventfully.
He sat placidly perusing the newspaper, with his little head on one side, and a glass of warm sherry negus at his elbow.
As the days went on, I noticed more and more that he would lie placidly looking at the white ceiling, with an absence of light in his face, until some word of mine brightened it for an instant, and then it would subside again.
SURE enough, there were two men just outside the stockade, one of them waving a white cloth, the other, no less a person than Silver himself, standing placidly by.
Christine began to write, deliberately, calmly and so placidly that Raoul, who was still trembling from the effects of the tragedy that separated them, was painfully impressed.
He was easily secured, and to my surprise, went with the attendants quite placidly, simply repeating over and over again, "The blood is the life