Definition of serene
- serene skies
- the moon, serene in glory
- —Alexander Pope
- His Serene Highness
- a serene smile
a serene woman who was everyone's source of support
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
calm, collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, equal, level, limpid, peaceful, placid, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, smooth, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworried;
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an inn where caravans rest at night
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