his serene

serene

[suh-reen]

Origin:
1495–1505; < Latin serēnus (of the sky, weather) clear, unclouded

serenely, adverb
sereneness, noun
overserene, adjective
overserenely, adverb
unserene, adjective
unserenely, adverb
unsereneness, noun


1. undisturbed, imperturbable, unperturbed, composed, collected. See peaceful. 2. unclouded.


1. disturbed. 2. clouded.
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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]
 
se'renely
 
adv
 
se'reneness
 
n

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