It was his own spiritual narrative and it was surprisingly, serenely, humbling.
"No, they expect to be late," answered Mrs. Brougham serenely.
"I can draw very well," said Hilda, serenely, and with perfect truth.
"You did that admirably, but it hasn't deceived me," said Paul serenely.
The lady stared at him steadfastly and smiled to him affably and serenely.
It was after Chatty had fulfilled this duty, and everybody was serenely preparing to go to bed, that the change came.
He made no response, and she was serenely aware of his silent disapproval.
Again and again religion has been pronounced obsolete, but passing through the midst of its detractors it serenely goes its way.
Jocantha Bessbury was in the mood to be serenely and graciously happy.
Seemingly he knew this as well as I, he was serenely at ease.
mid-15c., "clear, calm," from Latin serenus "peaceful, calm, clear" (of weather), figuratively "cheerful, glad, tranquil," of uncertain origin; perhaps from a suffixed variant of PIE *ksero- "dry," source of Greek xeros "dry" (see xerasia). In English, applied to persons since 1630s. Related: Serenely.