Examples of stoicism in a Sentence
She endured his criticism with her usual stoicism.
Recent Examples of stoicism from the Web
Neither brother is gregarious, at least not in this setting, but Lizandro cuts through his stoicism with a forthcoming willingness to talk.
The boys asserted these manly bona fides by favoring toys stereotypically designed for males, carefully distancing themselves from girls in their play and dress, and adopting attitudes of toughness and stoicism.
Opponents, sensing this, have taken more than a fair share of liberties in playing him, and his pleas to officials, now a common sight, have been met with unsympathetic stoicism.
Some stoicism will always be needed, because health care is complex and diligence matters.
Swank's best roles — Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby, The Homesman — usually have been built around stoicism and an internalized toughness to match her sinewy, tight-jawed physical presence.
But the lyrics get to a deep point about stoicism and gender.
Knievel, though, was the picture of steely stoicism.
Betty French Jarmusch managed to retain both stoicism and puckishness until her passing Nov. 15, in her home in Shaker Heights.
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Definition of stoicism for English Language Learners
: the quality or behavior of a person who accepts what happens without complaining or showing emotion
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