(n.) The quality or state of being serene; clearness and calmness; quietness; stillness; peace.
(n.) Calmness of mind; eveness of temper; undisturbed state; coolness; composure.
(1) Photograph: KHIZR KHAN This sombre, serene oasis overlooking the Potomac river might also prove the graveyard of Donald Trump’s ambitions for the US presidency.
(2) Miklos Haraszti, whom I encountered in Budapest, had the looks of a small Spanish grandee in some Velázquez painting; dark, unnervingly handsome, serene.
(3) As to Beyoncé herself, Hamilton had nothing but praise: "She is a very smart, serene lady … utterly charming and focused."
(4) In the end, after a life of serial duplicity, innocent and otherwise, he found serenity.
(5) The life of this once serene and resilient woman has been wrecked.
(6) To Mogulof, Mayer almost believed she could charm the Nazis the way she had once-hypnotized her homeland: The ability to endure suffering while showing a serene and confident face came from years of managing a celebrity status.
(7) Here, it’s easy to make yourself comfortable in the sweet, slightly whimsical bedrooms that open onto a serene, tree-filled courtyard.
(8) Then followed a serene procession of coaches towards a distant detention camp in north-west Turkey, as watching residents expressed relief that no refugees would be settled in their pretty seaside town.
(9) Chelsea’s progress into the knockout phase proved serene to the last.
(10) "), or Mrs Wilfer, after placing Bella in the magnificent coach of the Boffins, continuing to "air herself … in a kind of splendidly serene trance on the top step" for the benefit of the neighbours.
(11) But the serene image masks a politician who has spent much time as chancellor consolidating her place in the CDU, removing rivals and forcing others out.
(12) But the scene in the 250-seater conference centre on an unassuming cobbled mews in central London was a far more serene affair.
(13) For two serene months after Donald Trump announced in March that he was forming a presidential exploratory committee, he failed to register in national political polls.
(14) I'm still serene because I'm sure we will have a chance to be judged on the facts.
(15) Guests, who included Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates, said the serenity encouraged candidness and conviviality.
(16) 'I greet the year 1968 with serenity,' he announced, brimming with self-satisfaction.
(17) There’s no bitterness or vitriol on show here, musically at least, with Bowman’s laidback vocals gliding serenely over a juddering, stop-start beat that eventually disintegrates.
(18) Working for nothing and reliant on his family, Niemeyer transformed the Corbusier scheme into the serene, high-rise building that adorns Rio today.
(19) He says that drugs are being used “to mask the brutality of executions by making them look serene and peaceful – like something any one of us might experience in our final moments … But executions are, in fact, nothing like that.
(20) Manchester City and Chelsea have been comparatively serene in, unlike Arsenal and United, completing much of their transfer business.
(n.) Habitual soberness or temperance as to the use of spirituous liquors; as, a man of sobriety.
(n.) Habitual freedom from enthusiasm, inordinate passion, or overheated imagination; calmness; coolness; gravity; seriousness; as, the sobriety of riper years.
(1) While lawmakers debate how much THC (the psychoactive component in marijuana) a person can have in their blood before they're a danger on the road, Colorado's policemen have to rely on field sobriety tests.
(2) This therapy is done in three stages: (1) dryness (assessment and detoxification); (2) sobriety (achieving stable abstinence); and (3) wellness (using sobriety as a basis for personal growth and intimacy.
(3) Alcohol or drug addiction frequently produces significant psychiatric syndromes, which may resolve during periods of sobriety.
(4) The training and the alcohol counseling employment appears to be highly associated with continuing sobriety.
(5) Careful long-term, follow-up studies and continued scientific scrutiny always temper the intoxicating promise of innovation with the sobriety of scientific realism.
(6) As an alcoholic in long-term sobriety – on Christmas Day 1991, he was distracted from throwing himself off Tower Bridge by a friend offering him a glass of sherry, and soon entered recovery – Ferguson said he would not make jokes at the expense of the unwell.
(7) Shortly after their daughter’s birth, Cook said: “Zoe and I both gave up drinking so this baby is a present of our sobriety.
(8) This therapy is divided into 3 phases: achieving sobriety, maintaining abstinence, and advanced recovery.
(9) A chunky piece of ugly technology, the sobriety bracelet is used to detect even a smidgen of alcohol in the perspiration of its wearer, from whom readings are sent twice a day in order to monitor their abstinence.
(10) Consequently, such patients are difficult to treat, and they tend to relapse after achieving sobriety in a short-term treatment program.
(11) We describe how we try to estimate prognosis for future abstinence, which is based on a profile of historical features rather than a fixed period of sobriety.
(12) Hypotheses are that DMI will prolong sobriety and reduce depression secondary to alcoholism significantly more than placebo.
(13) The focus of treatment is on the identification of high risk and other problem situations, training coping skills to handle these situations, developing insight, and enhancing patients' motivation for sobriety and ongoing treatment.
(14) It was found that: (a) Gay bars were totally unrelated to the etiology in any of the informants, yet most thought that this gay bar ethnotheory could explain why there was a high incidence of alcoholism in the gay community; (b) none of the men saw being gay as a positive thing before sobriety, yet many didn't realize their non-acceptance until after sobriety was chosen; (c) accepting being gay as a positive aspect of self occurred only after sobriety was chosen and lived; and (d) not accepting being gay as a positive thing may therefore explain the etiology and thus the high incidence of alcoholism among gay American men.
(15) Many believed that homosexual alcoholics are less likely to seek help and may have more difficulty achieving sobriety.
(16) Increased utilization of alcoholism programs and self-reported sobriety at 10 weeks were assessed.
(17) It was predicted that longer periods of sobriety would be associated with less conflict and fewer struggles for control between husbands and wives.
(18) Sixteen (25.8%) said that they had maintained total sobriety for over 12 months, while 54 (87%) said that their life-style, drinking pattern and physical and mental health had improved.
(19) Today, living with sobriety makes life much easier.
(20) For those patients who are tested, sensitive and rational staff responses must be provided to prevent jeopardizing sobriety.