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serene (adj.)

mid-15c., "clear, calm," from Latin serenus "peaceful, calm, clear, unclouded" (of weather), figuratively "cheerful, glad, tranquil," from Proto-Italic *(k)sero- "dry," from PIE root *ksero- "dry," source also of Greek xeros "dry, arid" (see xerasia). In English, applied to persons since 1630s. Related: Serenely.

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Definitions of serene from WordNet

serene (adj.)
not agitated; without losing self-possession;
he remained serene in the midst of turbulence
a serene expression on her face
Synonyms: calm / unagitated / tranquil
serene (adj.)
completely clear and fine;
serene skies and a bright blue sea
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