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Meaning of SERENE

Pronunciation:  su'reen

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  completely clear and fine; "serene skies and a bright blue sea"
  2. [adj]  characterized by absence of emotional agitation; "calm acceptance of the inevitable"; "remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"

SERENE is a 6 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: calm, clear, peaceful, tranquil



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Se*rene"\, a. [L. serenus to grow dry, Gr. ??? hot,
    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. --Milton.
    Note: 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}. (Med.) See {Amaurosis}. --Milton.
  2. \Se*rene"\, n.
    1. Serenity; clearness; calmness. [Poetic.] ``The serene of
       heaven.'' --Southey.
             To their master is denied To share their sweet
             serene.                               --Young.
    2. [F. serein evening dew or damp. See {Serein}.] Evening
       air; night chill. [Obs.] ``Some serene blast me.'' --B.
  3. \Se*rene"\, v. t. [L. serenare.]
    To make serene.
          Heaven and earth, as if contending, vie To raise his
          being, and serene his soul.              --Thomson.