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Definition of "serene" []

  • Unaffected by disturbance; calm and unruffled. See Synonyms at calm. (adjective)
  • Unclouded; fair: serene skies and a bright blue sea. (adjective)
  • Used as a title and form of address for certain members of royalty: Her Serene Highness; His Serene Highness. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "serene" in a sentence
  • "HOVERING ACCENT, a term sometimes used for the coordination of the metrical rhythm ◡ _̷ ◡ _̷ with the prose rhythm ◡ ◡ _̷_̷ as in "and serene air" (Comus, l. 4); the accent is thought of as 'hovering' over the first syllable of _serene_, 182."
  • "With a wave of his hand he blanked the desktop and looked up at her, his expression serene once more."
  • "Consider This: Spelling matters: Serena and Sarina look similar, but Serena has a positive first impression because its spelling conjures up the word serene."