AskDefine | Define serenity

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1 a disposition free from stress or emotion [syn: repose, quiet, placidity, tranquillity, tranquility]
2 the absence of mental stress or anxiety [syn: peace, peacefulness, peace of mind, repose, heartsease, ataraxis]

User Contributed Dictionary

see Serenity




  1. The state of being serene.
  2. A lack of agitation or disturbance.
  3. A title given to a reigning prince or similar dignitary.


  • Spanish: sosiego, tranquilidad
lack of agitation
  • Spanish: sosiego, tranquilidad
prince or dignitary
  • Spanish: excelencia
translations to be checked

Extensive Definition

Serenity is an absence of agitation. Serenity may also refer to:
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See also

serenity in German: Serenity
serenity in Italian: Serenity

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Buddha-like composure, Oriental calm, abnegation, abstinence, aplomb, ataraxia, ataraxy, calm, calm disposition, calm of mind, calmness, composure, conservatism, constraint, contemplation, continence, control, cool, coolheadedness, coolness, countenance, dispassion, easy mind, evenness, gentleness, golden mean, happy medium, icy calm, impartiality, imperturbability, imperturbation, indisturbance, judiciousness, juste-milieu, law and order, lenity, lucid stillness, marmoreal repose, meden agan, mental composure, middle way, mildness, moderateness, moderation, moderationism, neutrality, nirvana, nonchalance, nonviolence, nothing in excess, order, orderliness, pacifism, peace, peace and quiet, peace of mind, peaceableness, peacefulness, philosophic composure, philosophicalness, philosophy, placidity, placidness, poise, prudence, quiescence, quiescency, quiet, quiet life, quiet mind, quietism, quietness, quietude, repose, rest, restfulness, restraint, sangfroid, satori, self-abnegation, self-control, self-denial, self-possession, self-restraint, silence, silken repose, sleep, slumber, sobriety, soothingness, stability, steadiness, stillness, temperance, temperateness, tranquillity, unexcessiveness, unexcitability, unextravagance, unextremeness, unruffledness, via media, wise passiveness
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