Definition of Stoic
Stoic
sto·ic


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(adjective)
not showing much feeling or affected by much passion, especially putting on a front of restraint in the face of distress or pain;

e.g. He wore a stoic expression when receiving the news so that they would not know what he was thinking.

(noun)
a person who can apparently remain indifferent to hardship, pain, or pleasure without complaining or showing their feelings;

e.g. She became a stoic so that her opponents would not think her weak or vulnerable.

(noun)
a member of the school of philosophy that states that wise men should submit to natural law, be unmoved by grief or joy, and remain free from passion (usually used as "Stoic");

e.g. This document is written by a famous Stoic, outlining his principles.




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