Serene definition

sə-rēn
Clear; bright; unclouded.

A serene sky.

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Not disturbed or troubled; calm, peaceful, tranquil, etc.
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(old poet.) A serene expanse, as of sky or water.
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The definition of serene is untroubled, or is the title for a high-ranking member of royalty.

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.

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Exalted; high-ranking.

His Serene Highness.

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She looked at her students with joviality and a serene mentality.

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(archaic) Fair and unclouded (as of the sky); clear; unobscured.
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Used as part of certain titles.

Her Serene Highness.

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To make serene.

Heaven and earth, as if contending, vie / To raise his being, and serene his soul. "” Thomson.

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Evening air; night chill.
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A fine rain from a cloudless sky after sunset.
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A female given name. A rare variant of Serena.
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Content or composed; untroubled.
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Unclouded; fair.

Serene skies and a bright blue sea.

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Used as a title and form of address for certain members of royalty.

Her Serene Highness; His Serene Highness.

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(poetic) Serenity; clearness; calmness.
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Unaffected by disturbance; calm or peaceful.

A serene forest.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
serene
Comparative:
serener
Superlative:
serenest

Origin of serene

  • Middle English from Latin serēnus serene, clear

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French serein (“evening"), Vulgar Latin *serānum "” from substantive use of sÄ“rum, neuter of sÄ“rus (“late") + -ānus suffix.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Middle English, from Latin serÄ“nus (“clear, cloudless, untroubled").

    From Wiktionary