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serene

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of serene

  1. 1 free from disturbing noise or uproar a serene vacation spot Synonyms of serene arcadian, calm, hushed, peaceful, placid, restful, quiet, still, stilly, tranquilWords Related to serene noiseless, silent, soundless; mute, speechless, wordless; dead, motionless, quiescent; muffled, muted, quieted; dull, gentle, low, soft; ultraquietNear Antonyms of serene crazy, tempestuous, wild; blaring, blasting, booming, earsplitting, piercing, roaring, thundering, thunderousAntonyms of serene boisterous, clamorous, clattery, deafening, loud, noisy, raucous, rip-roaring, roistering, romping, rowdy, tumultuous, unquiet, uproarious, woolly (also wooly)

  2. 2 free from emotional or mental agitation a serene woman who was everyone's source of support Synonyms of serene collected, composed, cool, coolheaded, equal, level, limpid, peaceful, placid, possessed, recollected, sedate, self-composed, self-possessed, calm, smooth, together, tranquil, undisturbed, unperturbed, unruffled, unshaken, untroubled, unworriedWords Related to serene even, even-keeled, steady, well-adjusted, well-balanced; imperturbable, nerveless, unflappable, unshakable; centered, disciplined, equable, self-contained, self-controlled; affable, breezy, devil-may-care, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, laid-back, loosey-goosey, mellow; carefree, nonchalant, unconcerned; assured, confident, self-assured; aloof, detached, dispassionate, indifferent; bovine, impassive, phlegmatic, sober, stolid; relaxed, relieved, tranquilized (also tranquillized)Near Antonyms of serene anxious, bothered, distressed, uneasy, unquiet, unsettled, worried; jittery, jumpy, nervous, restless, skittish, tense; high-strung, unstable, uptightAntonyms of serene agitated, discomposed, disturbed, flustered, perturbed, unglued, unhinged, unstrung, upset

  3. 3 free from storms or physical disturbance a serene lake Synonyms of serene halcyon, hushed, lown [dialect], peaceful, placid, quiet, calm, still, stilly, tranquil, untroubledWords Related to serene balmy, clement, equable, gentle, mild, moderate, temperate; clear, cloudless, fair, rainless, sunny, sunshiny, windlessNear Antonyms of serene blizzardy (also blizzardly), blustery, squally, windy; extreme, foul, intemperate, nasty, severeAntonyms of serene agitated, angry, inclement, restless, rough, stormy, tempestuous, turbulent, unquiet, unsettled

Synonym Discussion of serene

calm, tranquil, serene, placid, peaceful mean quiet and free from disturbance. calm often implies a contrast with a foregoing or nearby state of agitation or violence.
    • the protests ended, and the streets were calm again
tranquil suggests a very deep quietude or composure.
    • the tranquil beauty of a formal garden
serene stresses an unclouded and lofty tranquility.
    • watched the sunset of a serene summer's evening
placid suggests an undisturbed appearance and often implies a degree of complacency.
    • remained placid despite the criticism
peaceful implies a state of repose in contrast with or following strife or turmoil.
    • grown peaceful in old age


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