calm, unagitated, serene, tranquil(adj)
not agitated; without losing self-possession
"spoke in a calm voice"; "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"
completely clear and fine
"serene skies and a bright blue sea"
. A rare variant of Serena.
Origin: serein, * — from substantive use of serum, neuter of serus + -anus suffix.
bright; clear; unabscured; as, a serene sky
calm; placid; undisturbed; unruffled; as, a serene aspect; a serene soul
serenity; clearness; calmness
evening air; night chill
to make serene
Origin: [L. serenus to grow dry, Gr. hot, scorching.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sē-rēn′, adj. calm: unclouded: unruffled: an adjunct to the titles of certain German princes—a translation of Durchlaucht.—v.t. to tranquillise.—n. the chilly damp of evening: blight.—adv. Serēne′ly, calmly, coolly.—ns. Serēne′ness; Seren′itude; Seren′ity, state or quality of being serene, calmness, peace.—v.t. Serenise′, to make bright: to glorify. [L. serenus, clear.]
The numerical value of serene in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of serene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
True friendship is never serene.
We cannot, in such a context, go to a meeting when the conditions for a serene dialogue are absent.
I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces.
Let a man strive to purify his thoughts. What a man thinketh, that is he this is the eternal mystery. Dwelling within himself with thoughts serene, he will obtain imperishable happiness.
There has to be a serene debate on economic strategy, the main problem is a lack of pragmatism in addressing the crisis itself, instead of trying to explain it with some political theory ... You can oppose capitalism but you cannot ignore that it exists.
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Translations for serene
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- serèCatalan, Valencian
- gelassen, ruhig, heiterGerman
- بی سر و صداPersian
- seesteinen, kirkas, tyyni, rauhallinen, pilvetönFinnish
- sereine, sereinFrench
- ջինջ, հստակ, անամպ, պայծառ, խաղաղ, պարզ, անդորրArmenian
- 平静, 晴れる, 静かJapanese
- serēnus, serenoLatin
- opanowany, niewzruszony, pogodny, spokojny, najjaśniejszyPolish
- безмятежный, ясный, спокойный, светлость, чистый, безоблачныйRussian
- selenu, assulenuSardinian
- fridfull, lugnSwedish
- sins ene barbôjhe, li cour etait, påjhire, etaite, claire, etait, clairWalloon
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