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[ suh-ren-i-tee ]


, plural se·ren·i·ties
  1. the state or quality of being serene, calm, or tranquil; sereneness.

    Synonyms: peacefulness, peace, calm, composure

    Antonyms: agitation

  2. (usually initial capital letter) a title of honor, respect, or reverence, used in speaking of or to certain members of royalty (usually preceded by his, your, etc.).

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Other Words From

  • over·se·reni·ty noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of serenity1

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English serenite, from Latin serēnitās; serene ( def ), -ity ( def )

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Example Sentences

The thin step-laden lanes of Sibernik’s old town were packed with pedestrians and tour groups circa 2019, but now those Renaissance streets are transportative, a picture of elegance and serenity.

They just want to chill, and Bob Ross, who hosted the program until his death in 1995, is a sure path to serenity.

The serenity of this wilderness was striking, and as we scrambled around on rocks near the roaring Tanalian Falls, we felt like we were the only two people in the world.

Vacations were scrapped and replaced with byte-sized getaways to war-torn battlefields and post-apocalyptic hellscapes that somehow instilled serenity.

When fixed with a time-stopping gaze, even the world’s largest city can yield moments of serenity.

She also features a more natural face than the one of docile serenity so often bestowed on the Queen of Heaven.

When I met him, on the eve of the first debate, he was dressed in a natty gray suit and was the picture of serenity.

I ask him where the hate bubbling beneath the surface comes from—a rage best exhibited by his SERENITY NOW!

As the night wore on, I grew reflective amid a cozy serenity, and relaxed into the larger community.

When it comes to offsetting the negativity of disgust, does pride really work just as well as serenity?

But there was no shadow ahead of him this night; there was no somber thing to bend down the high serenity of his happy heart.

Robertson was a veritable Hotspur and upset for a time the serenity of our meetings.

The old lady glanced up from her work; her placid face wore a look of unusual serenity.

It was a knock, said Mr. Giles, assuming perfect serenity; open the door, somebody.

Mrs. Rushmere thought that a good night's rest would restore his mind to its usual serenity.