stoicism

noun sto·i·cism \ ˈstō-ə-ˌsi-zəm \
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of stoicism

1 capitalized : the philosophy of the Stoics
2 : indifference to pleasure or pain : impassiveness

Examples of stoicism in a Sentence

  1. She endured his criticism with her usual stoicism.

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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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