Definition for SE-REN'I-TY

SE-REN'I-TY, n. [Fr. serenité; L. serenitas.]

  1. Clearness and calmness; as, the serenity of the air or sky.
  2. Calmness; quietness; stillness; peace. A general peace and serenity newly succeeded general trouble. – Temple.
  3. Calmness of mind; evenness of temper; undisturbed state; coolness. I can not see how any men should transgress those moral rules with confidence and serenity. – Locke.
  4. A title of respect. – Milton.

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