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 for serenity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Serenity \Se*ren"i*ty\, n. [L. serenuas: cf. F.
     s['e]r['e]nit['e].]
     1. The quality or state of being serene; clearness and
        calmness; quietness; stillness; peace.
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              A general peace and serenity newly succeeded a
              general trouble.                      --Sir W.
                                                    Temple.
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     2. Calmness of mind; eveness of temper; undisturbed state;
        coolness; composure.
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              I can not see how any men should ever transgress
              those moral rules with confidence and serenity.
                                                    --Locke.
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     Note: Serenity is given as a title to the members of certain
           princely families in Europe; as, Your Serenity.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

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

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  103 Moby Thesaurus words for "serenity":
     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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