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Adjective, Noun


Adjective serene has 2 senses


serenea. [L. serenus to grow dry, Gr. hot, scorching.].
  •  Bright; clear; unabscured; as, a serene sky.  [1913 Webster]
    "The moon serene in glory mounts the sky."  [1913 Webster]
    "Full many a gem of purest ray serene
    The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Calm; placid; undisturbed; unruffled; as, a serene aspect; a serene soul.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    " In several countries of Europe, Serene is given as a tittle to princes and the members of their families; as, His Serene Highness."  [1913 Webster]
Drop serene. (Med.) See Amaurosis. Milton.
  •  Serenity; clearness; calmness.  Southey.  [1913 Webster]
    "To their master is denied
    To share their sweet serene.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Evening air; night chill.  B. Jonson.  [1913 Webster]
serenev. t. [L. serenare.].
     To make serene.  [1913 Webster]
    "Heaven and earth, as if contending, vie
    To raise his being, and serene his soul.
    "  [1913 Webster]


serene, adj. & n.
--adj. (serener, serenest)
1 a (of the sky, the air, etc.) clear and calm. b (of the sea etc.) unruffled.
2 placid, tranquil, unperturbed.
--n. poet. a serene expanse of sky, sea, etc.

all serene Brit. sl. all right. Serene Highness a title used in addressing and referring to members of some European royal families (His Serene Highness; Their Serene Highnesses; Your Serene Highness).
serenely adv. sereneness n.
L serenus



at peace, bloodless, bucolic, calm, clear, cloudless, collected, composed, concordant, cool, coolheaded, diaphanous, dispassionate, easy, easygoing, equable, even, even-tempered, halcyon, idyllic, imperturbable, levelheaded, light, lightish, lightsome, lucent, lucid, luculent, noiseless, nonchalant, orderly, pacific, pastoral, peaceable, peaceful, peacetime, pellucid, philosophical, piping, placid, poised, quiescent, quiet, relucent, reposeful, restful, resting, self-possessed, soft, still, temperate, tranquil, translucent, translucid, transparent, unclouded, undisturbed, unexcitable, unflappable, unobscured, unperturbed, unruffled, untroubled




N inexcitability, imperturbability, inirritability, even temper, tranquil mind, dispassion, tolerance, patience, coolth, passiveness, hebetude, hebetation, impassibility, stupefaction, coolness, calmness, composure, placidity, indisturbance, imperturbation, sang froid, tranquility, serenity, quiet, quietude, peace of mind, mental calmness, staidness, gravity, sobriety, Quakerism, philosophy, equanimity, stoicism, command of temper, self-possession, self-control, self-command, self-restraint, ice water in one's veins, presence of mind, submission, resignation, sufferance, supportance, endurance, longsufferance, forbearance, longanimity, fortitude, patience of Job, patience on a monument, patience 'sovereign o'er transmuted ill', moderation, repression of feelings, subjugation of feeling, restraint, tranquillization, inexcitable, unexcitable, imperturbable, unsusceptible, unpassionate, dispassionate, cold-blooded, irritable, enduring, stoical, Platonic, philosophic, staid, stayed, sober, sober minded, grave, sober as a judge, grave as a judge, sedate, demure, cool-headed, easy-going, peaceful, placid, calm, quiet as a mouse, tranquil, serene, cool as a cucumber, cool as a custard, undemonstrative, temperate, composed, collected, unexcited, unstirred, unruffled, undisturbed, unperturbed, unimpassioned, unoffended, unresisting, meek, tolerant, patient, patient as Job, submissive, tame, content, resigned, chastened, subdued, lamblike, gentle as a lamb, suaviter in modo, mild as mothers milk, soft as peppermint, armed with patience, bearing with, clement, long-suffering, like patience on a monument smiling at grief, aequo animo, in cold blood, more in sorrow than in anger, Int, patience!, and shuffle the cards, cool calm and collected, keep calm in the midst of a storm, adversity's sweet milk, philosophy, mens aequa in arduis philosophia stemma non inspec, quo me cumque rapit tempestas deferor hospes, they also serve who only stand and wait.


N content, contentment, contentedness, complacency, satisfaction, entire satisfaction, ease, heart's ease, peace of mind, serenity, cheerfulness, ray of comfort, comfort reconciliation, resignation, waiter on Providence, content, contented, satisfied, at ease, at one's ease, at home, with the mind at ease, sans souci, sine cura, easygoing, not particular, conciliatory, unrepining, of good comfort, resigned, cheerful, unafflicted, unvexed, unmolested, unplagued, serene, at rest, snug, comfortable, in one's element, satisfactory, tolerable, good enough, OK, all right, acceptable, contently, contentedly, to one's heart's content, a la bonne heure, all for the best, Int, amen, very well, all the better, so much the better, well and good, it will do, that will do, it cannot be helped, nothing comes amiss, a heart with room for every joy, ich habe genossen das irdische Gluck ich habe gele, nor cast one longing lingering look behind, shut up in measureless content, sweet are the thoughts that savor of content, their wants but few their wishes all confined, might as well relax and enjoy it.


N transparence, transparency, clarity, translucence, translucency, diaphaneity, lucidity, pellucidity, limpidity, fluorescence, transillumination, translumination, transparent medium, glass, crystal, lymph, vitrite, water, transparent, pellucid, lucid, diaphanous, translucent, tralucent, relucent, limpid, clear, serene, crystalline, clear as crystal, vitreous, transpicuous, glassy, hyaline, hyaloid, vitreform.

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