1. Bright; clear; unabscured; as, a serene sky. "The moon serene in glory mounts the sky." (Pope) "Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear." (Gray)

2. Calm; placid; undisturbed; unruffled; as, a serene aspect; a serene soul.

In several countries of Europe, Serene is given as a tittle to princes and the members of their families; as, His Serene Highness. Drop serene.

<medicine> See Amaurosis.

Origin: L. Serenus to grow dry, Gr. Hot, scorching.

(01 Mar 1998)

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