Definition of stoicism
1 capitalized : the philosophy of the Stoics
2 : indifference to pleasure or pain : impassiveness
Examples of stoicism in a Sentence
She endured his criticism with her usual stoicism.
Recent Examples of stoicism from the Web
Gaza’s residents have adapted to worsening hardships with ingenuity and stoicism.
Notwithstanding his stoicism, Carson found a lot to like.
White-haired and buttoned-down, Rodda presents his doom-and-gloom outlook with quintessential British stoicism.
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First Known Use of stoicism
STOICISM Defined for English Language Learners
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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