Definition of serene in English:

serene

Syllabification: se·rene
Pronunciation: /səˈrēn
 
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adjective

  • 2 (Serene) (In a title) used as a term of respect for members of some European royal families: His Serene Highness

noun

(usually the serene) • archaic Back to top  
  • An expanse of clear sky or calm sea: not a cloud obscured the deep serene

Derivatives

serenely

adverb
More example sentences
  • Water buffalo and goats graze placidly alongside the track; elegant white cranes glide serenely across the paddy fields.
  • A couple of cannons sat serenely in front of what resembled a barn, like oversized farmyard cats hoping to catch a little winter sun.
  • In no time, I'm heading serenely down the motorway at a steady 70 mph.

Origin

late Middle English (describing the weather or sky as 'clear, fine, and calm'): from Latin serenus.

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