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serene adj
1 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" [syn: calm, tranquil]
2 completely clear and fine; "serene skies and a bright blue sea"

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English

Etymology

From Latin serenus

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Peaceful, calm, unruffled; unaffected by disturbance.
  2. (Of the sky) fair and unclouded.
  3. Used as part of a Royal title.
    • Her Serene Highness

Translations

Peaceful, calm
  • Finnish: seesteinen, rauhallinen
  • Japanese: 静かな (しずかな, shizukana)
  • Russian: безмятежный, спокойный
Fair and unclouded
  • Finnish: seesteinen
  • Japanese: 晴れた (はれた, hareta)
  • Russian: чистый, безоблачный, ясный
Part of royal title

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Italian

Adjective

serene
  1. Feminine plural form of sereno

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