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se·rene

 (sə-rēn′)
adj.
1. Content or composed; untroubled: "She remained serene in the face of her accusers" (Peter Matthiesen).
2. Unaffected by disturbance; calm or peaceful: a serene forest. See Synonyms at calm.
3. Unclouded; fair: serene skies and a bright blue sea.
4. often Serene Used as a title and form of address for certain members of royalty: Her Serene Highness; His Serene Highness.

[Middle English, from Latin serēnus, serene, clear.]

se·rene′ly adv.
se·rene′ness n.

serene

(sɪˈriːn)
adj
1. peaceful or tranquil; calm
2. clear or bright: a serene sky.
3. (often capital) honoured: used as part of certain royal titles: His Serene Highness.
[C16: from Latin serēnus]
seˈrenely adv
seˈreneness n

se•rene

(səˈrin)

adj.
1. calm; peaceful; tranquil.
2. clear; fair: serene weather.
3. (usu. cap.) most high (used as a royal epithet): His Serene Highness.
n.
4. serenity; tranquillity.
5. a clear expanse of sea or sky.
[1495–1505; < Latin serēnus (of the sky, weather) clear, unclouded]
se•rene′ly, adv.
se•rene′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.serene - not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"; "he remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"
composed - serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"
2.serene - completely clear and fine; "serene skies and a bright blue sea"
clear - free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day"

serene

adjective calm, peaceful, tranquil, composed, sedate, placid, undisturbed, untroubled, unruffled, imperturbable She looked as calm and serene as always.
calm troubled, disturbed, anxious, agitated, uptight (informal), flustered, perturbed, excitable

serene

adjective
1. Not excited or emotionally agitated:
2. Motionless and undisturbed:
Translations
صافٍ، هادئ
vyrovnaný
rauhallinenseesteinentyyni
friîsæll
giedriaigiedros nuotaikosgiedrumas
mierīgsnetraucētsrāmsskaidrs
FridfullLugn
mutlu ve huzurlu

serene

[səˈriːn] ADJsereno

serene

[sɪˈriːn] adj [person] → serein(e); [smile, expression] → serein(e); [atmosphere, place] → serein(e)

serene

adjgelassen; searuhig; skyheiter, klar; His Serene Highnessseine Durchlaucht, Serenissimus

serene

[səˈriːn] adj (person, sky) → sereno/a; (sea) → calmo/a

serene

(səˈriːn) adjective
happy and peaceful. a calm and serene person.
seˈrenely adverb
seˈreneness noun
seˈrenity (-ˈre-) noun

serene

a. sereno-a, tranquilo-a.
References in classic literature ?
All serene on the Rappahannock, troops in fine condition, commisary department well conducted, the Home Guard under Colonel Teddy always on duty, Commander in Chief General Laurence reviews the army daily, Quartermaster Mullet keeps order in camp, and Major Lion does picket duty at night.
Woman," repeated Magua, hoarsely, and endeavoring in vain to catch a glance from her serene and beaming eye, "choose
With almost a serene deportment, therefore, Hester Prynne passed through this portion of her ordeal, and came to a sort of scaffold, at the western extremity of the market-place.
It was, as I have said, a fine autumnal day; the sky was clear and serene, and nature wore that rich and golden livery which we always associate with the idea of abundance.
So that when at last the jerking harpoon drew out, and the towing whale sideways vanished; then, with the tapering force of his parting momentum, we glided between two whales into the innermost heart of the shoal, as if from some mountain torrent we had slid into a serene valley lake.
I know of those whose serene and wise speculations on this theme would soon reveal the limits of his mind's range and hospitality.
Perchance there will appear to the traveler something, he knows not what, of laeta and glabra, of joyous and serene, in our very faces.
There it was, as sure a fact and as substantial a fact as any serene volcano, standing innocent with its smokeless summit in the blue sky and giving no sign of the rising hell in its bowels.
I have never enjoyed a view which had such a serene and satisfying charm about it as this one gives.
He enjoyed the feeling which he was exciting, and paraded the town serene and happy all day; but the young fellows set a tailor to work that night, and when Tom started out on his parade next morning, he found the old deformed Negro bell ringer straddling along in his wake tricked out in a flamboyant curtain-calico exaggeration of his finery, and imitating his fancy Eastern graces as well as he could.
The fairer maiden said, "I would My life were as the stream; So peaceful, and so smooth and still, So pleasant and serene.
April advanced to May: a bright serene May it was; days of blue sky, placid sunshine, and soft western or southern gales filled up its duration.