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They’re both less serene, confident, and virtuous than the traditions that tell their stories have made them out to be.

From Vox

Ensure your yard is a quiet, serene place by moving any busy or noisy hobbies elsewhere.

As calm and serene as most spiritual music aims for as its ideal, Alice Coltrane’s Impulse albums can be thrillingly turbulent affairs.

I’ve presented my resignation to the president so that can happen in the most serene way possible.

From Time

It could be as simple as creating a serene shopping experience.

Everything serene, snow piling on trees, over lawns, on houses, before we realize that all the snow is poisoned with radiation.

And yet his music, to the end, although sometimes almost eerily serene, remained most often volcanic.

Her Serene Highness also appears to have taken solace in extensive surgical alterations to her body over the past three years.

She describes the events with a serene demeanor and soft but rapid speech.

Two weeks in the world of wholesome niceness also leaves you undefended and strangely serene and a bit childlike.

He gave his arm to Fleurette, and walked out of the hotel, with serene confidence in the powers of the sainted Mme. Bidoux.

In them the tragedy of life was tumultuously visible, yet they were serene, self-possessed, even steady in their quiet simplicity.

He chose to go through the dark hours alone, and remained outwardly the same serene and cheerful young man as before.

On the contrary, he made light of his poverty, and at no time of his life was he so cheerful and serene as now.

How swift your flight, O lovely hours serene!No other pleasure here below endures,Or lingers with us long, save hope alone.


On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to serene, such as: comfortable, composed, cool, easygoing, laid-back, and peaceful.

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