Definition of


  1. (adj, all) completely clear and fine
  2. (adj, all) not agitated; without losing self-possession
    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

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Synonyms of Serene

calm, tranquil, unagitated

Origin of the word Serene

  1. c.1500, "clear, calm," from L. serenus "peaceful, calm, clear" (of weather), of unknown origin. Applied to persons since 1630s. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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