serenity


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se·ren·i·ty

 (sə-rĕn′ĭ-tē)
n.
The state or quality of being serene.

serenity

(sɪˈrɛnɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the state or quality of being serene
2. (often capital) a title of honour used of certain royal personages: preceded by his, her, etc

se•ren•i•ty

(səˈrɛn ɪ ti)

n.
the state or quality of being serene; tranquillity.
[1400–50; late Middle English serenite < Latin serēnitās. See serene, -ity]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.serenity - a disposition free from stress or emotionserenity - a disposition free from stress or emotion
calm, calmness, composure, equanimity - steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"
ataraxia - peace of mind
2.serenity - the absence of mental stress or anxietyserenity - the absence of mental stress or anxiety
quietude, quietness, tranquillity, tranquility - a state of peace and quiet

serenity

noun calm, peace, tranquillity, composure, peace of mind, stillness, calmness, quietness, peacefulness, quietude, placidity a wonderful feeling of peace and serenity

serenity

noun
Translations
هُدوء، سَكينَه، صَفاء
klidvyrovnanost
afklarethed
tyyneys
derűderültséghiggadtságnyugalomőfensége
friîsæld

serenity

[sɪˈrenɪtɪ] Nserenidad f

serenity

[sɪˈrɛnəti] n [person] → sérénité f; [place, atmosphere] → sérénité f

serenity

nGelassenheit f; (as title: also Serenity) → Durchlaucht f

serenity

[sɪˈrɛnɪtɪ] nserenità

serene

(səˈriːn) adjective
happy and peaceful. a calm and serene person.
seˈrenely adverb
seˈreneness noun
seˈrenity (-ˈre-) noun
References in classic literature ?
By and by Beth said, with recovered serenity, "You'll tell them this when we go home?
Throughout the whole of these trying moments, Uncas had alone preserved his serenity.
There he used to sit, gazing with a somewhat dim serenity of aspect at the figures that came and went, amid the rustle of papers, the administering of oaths, the discussion of business, and the casual talk of the office; all which sounds and circumstances seemed but indistinctly to impress his senses, and hardly to make their way into his inner sphere of contemplation.
In spite of this timidity-- which the child herself, in the oddest way in the world, had been perfectly frank and brave about, allowing it, without a sign of uncomfortable consciousness, with the deep, sweet serenity indeed of one of Raphael's holy infants, to be discussed, to be imputed to her, and to determine us-- I feel quite sure she would presently like me.
Starbuck saw the old man; saw him, how he heavily leaned over the side; and he seemed to hear in his own true heart the measureless sobbing that stole out of the centre of the serenity around.
Only a little while back, when I was riding and suffering, what a heaven this peace, this rest, this sweet serenity in this secluded shady nook by this purling stream would have seemed, where I could keep perfectly comfortable all the time by pouring a dipper of water into my armor now and then; yet already I was getting dissatisfied; partly be- cause I could not light my pipe -- for, although I had long ago started a match factory, I had forgotten to bring matches with me -- and partly because we had nothing to eat.
However--to be exact--there is one place where the serenity lapses for a while; this is while one is crossing the Schnurrtobel Bridge, a frail structure which swings its gossamer frame down through the dizzy air, over a gorge, like a vagrant spider-strand.
Time had worn away her bitterness against her son, and she was able to think of him with serenity.
She longed for the serenity they might gradually introduce; and on Mr.
Miss Temple had always something of serenity in her air, of state in her mien, of refined propriety in her language, which precluded deviation into the ardent, the excited, the eager: something which chastened the pleasure of those who looked on her and listened to her, by a controlling sense of awe; and such was my feeling now: but as to Helen Burns, I was struck with wonder.
His manners were distinguished by a grave serenity.
I remained, therefore, in a state of considerable expectation until the cloth had been removed some half an hour, and we were sitting over our decanter of wine before the fire, when the door opened, and Littimer, with his habitual serenity quite undisturbed, announced: