Adjective "Serene" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/sɪˈriːn/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil.
  1. 'serene certainty'
  2. 'She seemed, to him, to be at peace, tranquil and serene.'
  3. 'She was calm, perfectly serene in her stance as she approached him.'
  4. 'Even after the horror of it all, she still looked so serene.'
  5. 'He looked so serene in his sleep, like a little boy.'
  6. 'His glorious blond curls shone golden in the candlelight, framing his remarkably serene features.'
  7. 'Larry's face was calm, almost serene; his voice was quiet and steady.'
  8. 'Inside it devastated him, but he forced the pain back and on the outside he put on a calm and serene face.'
  9. 'New mothers are usually stereotyped as being calmer and more serene after they give birth.'
  10. 'Great minds such as ours must be serene and tranquil in order to remain above the fray.'
  11. 'During our one week cooling off period after signing the papers, I was strangely serene.'

noun

An expanse of clear sky or calm sea.

    Definitions

    1. calm, peaceful, or tranquil; unruffled: a serene landscape; serene old age.

    2. clear; fair: serene weather.

    3. (usually initial capital letter) most high or august (used as a royal epithet, usually preceded by his, your, etc.): His Serene Highness. noun

    4. serenity; tranquillity.

    5. Archaic. a clear or tranquil expanse of sea or sky.

    More examples(as adjective)

    "commissions can be serene on matters."

    "minds can be serene to mysteries."

    "commissions can be serene about issues."

    "people can be serene."

    "republics can be serene."

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    Origin

    Late Middle English (describing the weather or sky as ‘clear, fine, and calm’): from Latin serenus.