serene

[suh-reen]
adjective
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.

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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Example sentences
The malls have that serene aura of undisturbed wilderness, with scarcely a
  shopper in sight.
The museum offers a serene setting for quiet reflection and learning.
As ever, the president himself radiates a serene confidence.
It is by turns aloof and affectionate, serene and savage, endearing and
  exasperating.
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