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serenity Line breaks: se¦ren|ity
Pronunciation: /sɪˈrɛnɪti/

Definition of serenity in English:

noun (plural serenities)

[mass noun]
The state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled: an oasis of serenity amidst the bustling city
More example sentences
  • He was an inspiration to his colleagues and radiated peace, calm and serenity.
  • The sculpture, by contrast, displays a deep sense of calm and serenity.
  • The penalty for her treachery was to suffer this torment every waking moment, denying her the calm serenity she craved.
Synonyms
calmness, calm, composure, tranquillity, peacefulness, peace of mind, peace, peaceableness, collectedness, poise, aplomb, self-possession, sangfroid, imperturbability, equanimity, equableness, ease, placidity, placidness
informal togetherness, unflappability
rare ataraxy, ataraxia
peace, peace and quiet, peacefulness, tranquillity, calm, quiet, quietness, quietude, stillness, restfulness, repose

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French serenite, from Latin serenitas, from serenus 'clear, fair' (see serene).

Words that rhyme with serenity

lenity, obscenity
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