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English adjective: stoic

1. stoic seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive

SamplesStoic courage.
Stoic patience.
A stoical sufferer.




2. Stoic pertaining to Stoicism or its followers

English noun: Stoic

1. Stoic (person) a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno

SamplesA Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny.

Broader (hypernym)philosopher

2. stoic (person) someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions

Synonymsunemotional person

Broader (hypernym)adult, grownup

Antonymsemotional person

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