A serene moment.
- An example of something serene is a calm day spent floating in a boat.
- The sleeping cat is an example of something serene.
- Referring to Queen Elizabeth as Her Serene Highness is an example of serene.
- clear; bright; unclouded: a serene sky
- not disturbed or troubled; calm, peaceful, tranquil, etc.
- exalted; high-ranking: used in certain royal titles: his Serene Highness
Origin of sereneClassical Latin serenus ; from Indo-European an unverified form ksero-, dry (from source Classical Greek x?ros, dry, Old High German seraw?n, to dry out) ; from base an unverified form ks?-, to burn
- Content or composed; untroubled: “She remained serene in the face of her accusers” (Peter Matthiesen).
- Unaffected by disturbance; calm or peaceful: a serene forest. See Synonyms at calm.
- Unclouded; fair: serene skies and a bright blue sea.
- often Serene Used as a title and form of address for certain members of royalty: Her Serene Highness; His Serene Highness.
Origin of sereneMiddle English, from Latin ser&emacron;nus, serene, clear.
(comparative more serene or serener, superlative most serene or serenest)
(third-person singular simple present serenes, present participle serening, simple past and past participle serened)
- To make serene.
- Heaven and earth, as if contending, vie / To raise his being, and serene his soul. "” Thomson.
- (poetic) Serenity; clearness; calmness.
- Evening air; night chill.
From Middle English, from Latin serÄ“nus (“clear, cloudless, untroubled").
- A fine rain from a cloudless sky after sunset.
- A female given name. A rare variant of Serena.