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stoic

See also: Stoic

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From Latin stoicus, from Ancient Greek Στωϊκός (Stōïkós), from Ποικίλη Στοά (Poikílē Stoá, painted portico), the portico in Athens where Zeno was teaching.

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stoic (plural stoics)

  1. (philosophy) Proponent of a school of thought, from in 300 BCE up to about the time of Marcus Aurelius, who holds that by cultivating an understanding of the logos, or natural law, one can be free of suffering.
  2. A person indifferent to pleasure or pain.

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stoic (comparative more stoic, superlative most stoic)

  1. Of or relating to the Stoics or their ideas.
  2. Not affected by pain or distress.
  3. Not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain or distress.

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stoic m

  1. genitive singular of stoc
  2. nominative plural of stoc
  3. dative plural of stoc