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stoic

sto·ic

stoic

 
 
pronunciation:
sto ihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: showing little or no reaction to painful or pleasant experiences; unmoved; impassive.
The defendant was stoic throughout his trial.
antonyms:
complaining, intolerant
definition 2: (cap.) of or pertaining to the philosophy of the Stoics.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who shows little or no reaction to painful or pleasant experiences.
He's such a stoic; he simply bears his sadness without a tear or lament.
definition 2: (cap.) an adherent of an ancient Greek school of philosophy that advocated not being overly moved by the inevitable fortunes and misfortunes of life.
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