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serene

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Pronunciation: /sɪˈriːn
 
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Definition of serene in English:

adjective

Calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil: her eyes were closed and she looked very serene serene certainty
More example sentences
  • Great minds such as ours must be serene and tranquil in order to remain above the fray.
  • She seemed, to him, to be at peace, tranquil and serene.
  • I looked at it, suddenly calmed by its serene expression.
Synonyms

noun

(usually the serene) archaic Back to top  

Origin

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

Derivatives

serenely

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adverb
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.

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