serene | serenity

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Meaning(s)

very calm or peaceful

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serene - calm

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To be ‘serene’ means to be quiet and untroubled. It was originally used in a literal sense to refer to calm and clear weather conditions, but has since been adapted to more commonly express a person’s relaxed demeanour. The word implies a level of tranquilness that can be considered to be idyllic and is therefore always used in a positive sense.

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Antonyms agitated,frantic,frenzied

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  1. Julie doesn’t say much, but she has this serene way about her that makes her a very calming presence.

  2. I am a bit annoyed with Paul for not doing the task I had set him, but I’m trying not to let it upset my serenity.

  3. Going on holiday to that idyllic location was just what I needed to unwind. The serene landscape was so beautiful to look at.

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