Adjective "Stoic" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Stoic


    Definition:

    1. of or relating to the school of philosophy founded by Zeno, who taught that people should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity.

    2. (lowercase) stoical. noun

    3. a member or adherent of the Stoic school of philosophy.

    4. (lowercase) a person who maintains or affects the mental attitude advocated by the Stoics.

    Origin:
    Stoic

    Examples:

    "people can be stoic in/at/on ways."

    "people can be stoic throughout trials."

    "people can be stoic during proceedings."

    "artists can be stoic about fates."

    "people can be stoic."

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