Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: serene
IPA transcription: [sɚ'in]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: serene
    Meaning: completely clear and fine; "serene skies and a bright blue sea"
  • Synonyms: calm, unagitated, serene, tranquil
    Meaning: not agitated; without losing self-possession; "spoke in a calm voice"; "remained calm throughout the uproar"; "he remained serene in the midst of turbulence"; "a serene expression on her face"; "she became more tranquil"; "tranquil life in the country"
Usage examples
  • "It's easy for you to be serene.
  • All her gift of serene immobility brought into play
  • "Will monsieur remain long with us?" asked Mousqueton, with a serene and glowing countenance.
  • "That is something we must consider carefully," responded stately Glinda, with a serene smile.
  • When the attack was over Mrs. McLane would arise with a clear complexion, serene nerves, and renewed strength for social duties.
  • Marthy, serene and comfortable, sat in her rocking-chair before the door in the shade of the house, with her feet resting luxuriously upon the steps.
  • The second appearance of the latter leads to an urging, restless coda in A minor, which closes in the same key and pianissimo with a few bars of the simple, serene, now veiled first strain."
  • But if the clergyman did in the Duke's case what he would NOT do in Smith's; if he has no more acquaintance with the Coeurdelion family than I have with the Royal and Serene House of Saxe-Coburg Gotha,--THEN, I confess, my dear Snobling, your question might elicit a disagreeable reply, and one which I respectfully decline to give.
  • Craven said little, but as he lounged in Marcella's long cane chair with his arms behind his head, his serene and hazy air showed him contented; and Marcella talked and laughed with the animation that belongs to one whose plots for improving the universe have at least temporarily succeeded. Or did it betray, perhaps, a woman's secret consciousness of some presence beside her, more troubling and magnetic to her than others?