“So settled, so still, so serene / Completely vegetative, cumcumbive, or potative, non-communicative, and green …” Bonkers.
We must be grateful to our enemies, then, because they help us best engender a serene mind!
It was a kind of serene feeling of connection with something higher.
They paint a final picture of the English designer in serene and beautiful tones.
Yet she also has the serene, centered air of someone who has lived her life on her own terms.
There was no change in the serene self-control of the voice.
Burke retained his manner of serene indifference to the other's agitation.
She forgot that a gentleman should make no noise and that a lady is serene; forgot utterly.
It slid off now at sight of Cornelia Opp's serene, sweet face.
The serene geniality of the weather was perfectly reflected in the sentiments of those who enjoyed it.
mid-15c., "clear, calm," from Latin serenus "peaceful, calm, clear" (of weather), figuratively "cheerful, glad, tranquil," of uncertain origin; perhaps from a suffixed variant of PIE *ksero- "dry," source of Greek xeros "dry" (see xerasia). In English, applied to persons since 1630s. Related: Serenely.