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  • nouncalm
  • nounstillness

synonyms for placidity

  • calmness
  • dispassion
  • doldrums
  • hush
  • impassivity
  • lull
  • patience
  • peace
  • peacefulness
  • placidness
  • quiet
  • quietude
  • repose
  • rest
  • restraint
  • serenity
  • silence
  • stillness
  • stoicism
  • tranquility
  • tranquillity
  • imperturbation
  • peace of mind
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antonyms for placidity

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  • agitation
  • clamor
  • disturbance
  • energy
  • frustration
  • loudness
  • noise
  • upset
  • wildness
  • worry
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How to use placidity in a sentence

He gazed into the baby face, which, in its expressionless placidity, almost recalled her mother's tranquil sweetness.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Her emotion must have surprised her, but immediately she regained her placidity and reverted no more to the subject.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
It was pleasant to be thus greeted: a change from Aunt Alison's calm unimpassioned placidity.
ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
Her features were regular, but expressively alive compared to the artificial placidity of the court beauties.
THE ENVOY, HERHORACE BROWN FYFE
"In a position which I no longer occupy," he amended, recovering his placidity.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
He had a great red pipe in his mouth, and was smoking, and staring at the rush-light, in a state of enviable placidity.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
Franklin was a provincial American, and had, in other fields than electricity, troubled the British placidity.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
After a few moments Paul, now schooled to infinite placidity, inquired for the second time if he had found anything.
HIGH NOONANONYMOUS
Maybe he should be glad that there was even this much fire left under the smug placidity of Earth.
VICTORYLESTER DEL REY
"That was only a figure of speech, my dear," replied Mrs. Rathbawne, with engaging placidity.
THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORGUY WETMORE CARRYL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLACIDITY

  • calmness
  • dispassion
  • doldrums
  • hush
  • impassivity
  • imperturbation
  • lull
  • patience
  • peace
  • peace of mind
  • peacefulness
  • placidity
  • quiet
  • repose
  • rest
  • restraint
  • serenity
  • silence
  • stillness
  • stoicism
  • tranquility
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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