Definitions for serene
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word serene.
calm, unagitated, serene, tranquiladjective
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.
Etymology: serein, * — from substantive use of serum, neuter of serus + -anus suffix.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: serein, French; serenus, Latin.
Spirits live inspher’d
In regions mild, of calm and serene air. John Milton.
The moon, serene in glory, mounts the sky. Alexander Pope.
There wanted yet a creature might erect
His stature, and upright with front serene
Govern the rest. John Milton.
Exciting them, by a due remembrance of all that is past, unto future circumspection, and a serene expectation of the future life. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol.
A calm damp evening.
Etymology: from the adjective.
Where ever death doth please t’ appear,
Seas, serenes, swords, shot, sickness, all are there. Ben Jonson.
Etymology: serener, French; sereno, Latin.
Thy muddy bev’rage to serene, and drive
Precipitant the baser ropy lees. Philips.
Serene refers to a state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled, typically used to describe a person's demeanor or an environment's atmosphere. It can also refer to clear and free from storms or disturbances when used to describe the weather.
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
Etymology: [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.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Serene is ranked #71042 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Serene surname appeared 275 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Serene.
92% or 253 total occurrences were White.
2.1% or 6 total occurrences were Black.
2.1% or 6 total occurrences were of two or more races.
The numerical value of serene in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of serene in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
It remains an unresolved concern for our nation and the violent protests that have taken place over the last year, year and a half are an indication that it's still an unresolved issue, and so I'm very grateful that he addressed it and I'm grateful that he was able to do so in such a serene way.
We cannot, in such a context, go to a meeting when the conditions for a serene dialogue are absent.
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.
As you cannot have a sweet and wholesome abode unless you admit the air and sunshine freely into your rooms, so a strong body and a bright, happy, or serene countenance can only result from the free admittance into the mind of thoughts of joy and goodwill and serenity.
He looked so calm and serene when he was arrested.
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Translations for serene
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- serèCatalan, Valencian
- ruhig, gelassen, heiterGerman
- بی سر و صداPersian
- rauhallinen, kirkas, seesteinen, pilvetön, tyyniFinnish
- serein, sereineFrench
- հստակ, պարզ, անամպ, խաղաղ, ջինջ, անդորր, պայծառArmenian
- 静か, 平静, 晴れるJapanese
- serēnus, serenoLatin
- najjaśniejszy, niewzruszony, opanowany, pogodny, spokojnyPolish
- чистый, безоблачный, светлость, спокойный, ясный, безмятежныйRussian
- assulenu, selenuSardinian
- lugn, fridfullSwedish
- sins ene barbôjhe, clair, etait, claire, etaite, påjhire, li cour etaitWalloon
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