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Meaning of SERENITY

Pronunciation:  su'renitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a disposition free from stress or emotion
  2. [n]  the absence of mental stress or anxiety
 

SERENITY is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: ataraxis, heartsease, peace, peace of mind, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, repose, repose, tranquility, tranquillity
 
 See Also: ataraxia, calm, calmness, composure, equanimity, quietness, quietude, tranquility, tranquillity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Se*ren"i*ty\, n. [L. serenuas: cf. F.
s['e]r['e]nit['e].]
1. The quality or state of being serene; clearness and
   calmness; quietness; stillness; peace.

         A general peace and serenity newly succeeded a
         general trouble.                      --Sir W.
                                               Temple.

2. Calmness of mind; eveness of temper; undisturbed state;
   coolness; composure.

         I can not see how any men should ever transgress
         those moral rules with confidence and serenity.
                                               --Locke.

Note: Serenity is given as a title to the members of certain
      princely families in Europe; as, Your Serenity.

 

 

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