Definition of Serene

1. Adjective. Not agitated; without losing self-possession. "Tranquil life in the country"

Exact synonyms: Calm, Tranquil, Unagitated
Similar to: Composed
Derivative terms: Calm, Calmness, Calmness



2. Adjective. Completely clear and fine. "Serene skies and a bright blue sea"
Similar to: Clear

Definition of Serene

1. a. Bright; clear; unabscured; as, a serene sky.

2. n. Serenity; clearness; calmness.

3. v. t. To make serene.

Definition of Serene

1. Proper noun. (English female given name). A rare variant of Serena. ¹

2. Adjective. Peaceful, calm, unruffled. ¹

3. Adjective. without worry or anxiety; unaffected by disturbance. ¹

4. Adjective. (archaic) (Of the sky) fair and unclouded. ¹

5. Adjective. (non-gloss definition Used as part of certain titles.) ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To make serene. ¹

7. Noun. A fine rain from a cloudless sky after sunset. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Serene

1. calm; tranquil [adj SERENER, SERENEST] : SERENELY [adv] / a serene condition or expanse [n -S]

Medical Definition of Serene

1. 1. Bright; clear; unabscured; as, a serene sky. "The moon serene in glory mounts the sky." (Pope) "Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear." (Gray) 2. Calm; placid; undisturbed; unruffled; as, a serene aspect; a serene soul. In several countries of Europe, Serene is given as a tittle to princes and the members of their families; as, His Serene Highness. Drop serene. See Amaurosis. Origin: L. Serenus to grow dry, Gr. Hot, scorching. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Serene

serenade
serenaded
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serenaders
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serenata
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serenate
serenates
serendibite
serendipities
serendipitous
serendipitously
serendipity
serene (current term)
serened
serenely
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serenitude
serenity
seres
serest

Literary usage of Serene

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1. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"serene and calm, as when the Spring The new-created world began. — DRYDEN. serene as the dawn. — HUGO. serene as summer in Arcadian hills. ..."

2. European Treaties Bearing on the History of the United States and Its by Frances Gardiner Davenport, Charles Oscar Paullin (1917)
"Whereas our commissioners and deputies and those of the most serene princes, Albert and Isabella Clara Eugenia, archdukes of Austria, dukes of Burgundy, ..."

3. The Republic of Plato: Tr by Plato (1909)
"... mind calm and serene, and a good hope." "Indeed," said Adeimantus, "in departing thus from life he will have done a most important ser- 497 vice. ..."

4. Mind (1902)
"WHere Dwells tne Soul serene. By WJ COLVILLE. ... Above all, it is serene and hopeful, and from beginning to end is suggestive of PEACE. ..."

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