How to use "placid" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "placid" in popular movie and book plots

  • Rebecca is placid and expresses gratitude to Michèle for being able to temporarily "satisfy Patrick's needs" — implying that she was aware on some level that the two were sexually involved and that Patrick had inclinations she, as his wife, couldn't satisfy.  - Elle (film)
  • Convinced that his do-gooding wife has made him sick, Jakob becomes unhinged, and eventually abandons her as their placid New England community collapses in terror.  - The Fireman (novel)
  • The placid rhythm of the family’s life is interrupted by the arrival of Baptiste, an educated, francophone, mixed-race drifter.  - Come in at the Door
  • It is enjoyable at first, "a sort of placid adventure".  - The Dream of Debs
  • The evil genius dr Jekyll, director of the powerful multinational food company PANTAC which has flooded the world with a large number of pollutants and harmful products, accidentally drinks the "serum of good", turning into a good-natured and placid mr Hyde.  - Dr. Jekyll Likes Them Hot
  • He pets a Wobbegong shark to show the audience how placid and gentle they are, then reveals that they are masters of disguise.  - Sharks – Outside the Cage
  • The placid life of Lando (Massimo Ceccherini), tuscan peasant is shocked by the sudden return of an aunt, who emigrated to the United States thirty years before, became a fat irreducible by appetite.  - My Life with Stars and Stripes
  • The animals, however, prove to be placid creatures: the real contest plays itself out among the spectators, when a certain Dame Cunigund challenges her lover to demonstrate his affection for her by retrieving a glove she had affected to let fall accidentally into the arena.  - Der Handschuh (Waterhouse)
  • Not romantically involved, they are close friends with two childless married couples, the placid Alex and Leslie and the sex-obsessed Ben and Missy.  - Friends with Kids
  • Harvey is murdered and dishonest cop Sergeant Foley (David Schofield) tips off the Wrattens' seemingly placid and gentle henchman Joseph Bede (Christopher Eccleston), a man whose wife Julie (Lesley Sharp) appears to be suffering from early Alzheimers, to the fact before the investigation gets under way.  - The Shadow Line (TV series)
  • The elder is Ha Soo-young (Jeon No-min), a mild, placid man who meets and falls in love with a girl several years his junior (Shin Da-eun).  - Family's Honor (TV series)
  • He lives a placid existence with his teenage son, Shige, dreaming of remarrying.  - Audition (novel)
  • Caroline rides the spirited Dinah, Mick the more placid Punch, and their little brother the chubby Bellman.  - We Couldn't Leave Dinah
  • Randy hates change of any sort, and even placid Oliver has a hard time dealing with being left behind.  - Spiderweb for Two: A Melendy Maze
  • He spies on her through her kitchen window, enjoying "the girl's placid temperament, her obvious affection for her rather ramshackle house, her contentment with her life".  - The Cry of the Owl
  • His father however, seems placid and cold.  - Karei-naru Ichizoku
  • The middle-class Baxter family enjoys a comfortable and placid life until the summer when their neighbors, the Parcher family, play host to an out-of-town visitor, Lola Pratt.  - Seventeen (Tarkington novel)
  • The movie is set in the immediate aftermath of World War II, in the lakeside region of northern Italy, close to the Swiss border; during the last phase of the conflict many affluent inhabitants of Milan evacuated the city to avoid the aerial bombings and the ravages of war, taking residence in the placid lake countryside.  - The Bishop's Bedroom
  • The couple settle into a placid comfortable life.  - The Turkish Passion
  • For the placid viewers then comes the excitement in the form of Srilata (Simran) who arrives in nick of time to attend the engagement.  - Yuvaraju
  • But things are anything but placid in this provincial landscape.  - Ang Pamana: The Inheritance
  • But Detective Chief Inspector Wexford discovered that beneath the placid surface of the Nightingales' lives there were undercurrents and secrets that no one had ever suspected.  - A Guilty Thing Surprised
  • Rupert is furious with them, but the placid Will decides to tell them all about magids and the multiverse.  - Deep Secret
  • The next day, while Davey is swimming and a still catatonic Ben is watching him, the placid pool turns into angry, vicious waves, pulling the boy under as Ben is unable to move.  - Burnt Offerings (film)
  • Cerrano steps in, having apparently reverted to his more placid self.  - Major League II
  • However, after having walked out one day, this superficially placid exterior is shattered by the unjustly great indignance towards his lengthy absence from both relatives, his uncle threatening to attack him.  - Little Boy Blue (novel)
  • Cera's father, Littlefoot's grandfather, and later Hyp's father keep the Sharpteeth occupied while Cera and the now placid teenagers succeed in breaking the dam.  - The Land Before Time III: The Time of the Great Giving
  • The movie ends with Vikram writing "I love you Geeta" on a rock, as they sit by a placid lake and watch the sunset.  - Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi
  • In her presence, Griffin becomes more placid and calls her "darling".  - The Invisible Man (film)
  • And it was the brutal wrongness of it, the mouth smiling with such placid idiocy, noseless, under the solitary gaping eye, that made the face so repellent.  - Interstellar Pig
  • To relax, Céline, Julie, and Madlyn take a rowboat on a placid river, rowing and gliding happily along.  - Celine and Julie Go Boating
  • At the opening of the novel, the narrator and Utch are married with two children and live a relatively placid existence until, at a faculty party, they become acquainted with Severin Winter, a Viennese-born professor of German and coach of the school's wrestling team, and his wife Edith, a WASP from a privileged background (she met her husband in Vienna while on a buying trip for MOMA) who is an aspiring fiction writer.  - The 158-Pound Marriage
  • The patients are usually referred to by their room numbers rather than their names, and they demonstrate mostly placid natures.  - Hopscotch (Cortázar novel)
  • Aillas and Dhrun divide their time between Watershade, Aillas' placid castle on the island of Troicinet, and his new capital Doun Darric in South Ulfland.  - Lyonesse Trilogy
  • On a placid autumn night, the ambitious Crane attends a harvest party at the Van Tassels' homestead.  - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Example sentences for "placid" in interesting articles

  • Thanks to the Kennedy administration’s placid resolve and prudent crisis management—thanks to what Kennedy’s special assistant Arthur Schlesinger Jr.  - The Real Cuban Missile Crisis (2013)

Meaning of "placid" in English

  • (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
    - the quiet waters of a lagoon
    - a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky
    - a smooth channel crossing
    - scarcely a ripple on the still water
    - unruffled water
  • not easily irritated
    - not everyone shared his placid temperament
    - remained placid despite the repeated delays

Meaning of "placid" in Hindi

  • मुलायम ( Mulayam, mulaayam)
  • सन्तोषी ( Santoshi, santoshee)
  • कोमल ( Komal)
  • नरम ( Naram)
  • स्वस्थ ( Svasth, swasth)
  • गम्भीर ( Gambhir, gambheer)

Synonyms of "placid"

  • unruffled
  • easygoing
  • tranquil
  • good tempered
  • equable
  • even tempered
  • smooth
  • quiet
  • still
  • calm

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