serenity

noun
se·​ren·​i·​ty | \ sə-ˈre-nə-tē How to pronounce serenity (audio) \

Definition of serenity

: the quality or state of being serene

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Examples of serenity in a Sentence

the serenity in the aftermath of the tornado was remarkable his serenity calmed those around him
Recent Examples on the Web Then, there was the outdoor serenity garden named for the previous executive director, Joyce Able Schroth, who served for 14 years. Linda Gandee, cleveland, 7 June 2021 The 11 colors represented in the new Pride logo are: red (life); orange (healing); yellow (sunlight); green (nature); blue (serenity); purple (spirit); and black and brown for LGBTQ+ people of color. Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 2 June 2021 The 11 colors represented in the new Pride logo are: red (life); orange (healing); yellow (sunlight); green (nature); blue (serenity); purple (spirit); and black and brown for LGBTQ+ people of color. NBC News, 2 June 2021 First, the resort is offering a mindfulness walk through the wildflowers of the serenity garden. Andrea Romano, Travel + Leisure, 13 Apr. 2021 Wischki built a serenity garden at her church, Alliance Bible Church, 13939 N. Cedarburg Road, Mequon. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 Apr. 2021 The main purpose of a Japanese garden is to bring the harmony and serenity of nature into our crowded daily lives. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 28 May 2021 The Déjà Vu record was put together under much chaos and much serenity—four guys with lots of songs, four good musicians, four good singers. David Chiu, Forbes, 24 May 2021 Once that was taken care of, the wind did little to interrupt the serenity of the 88-degree day, as turtles swam in the lake just a few feet away. Chris Hine, Star Tribune, 15 May 2021

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First Known Use of serenity

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Serenity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serenity. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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serenity

noun
se·​ren·​i·​ty | \ sə-ˈre-nə-tē How to pronounce serenity (audio) \

Kids Definition of serenity

: the quality or state of being calm and peaceful

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