Stoic



adjective
1.
of or relating to the school of philosophy founded by Zeno, who taught that people should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity.
2.
(lowercase) stoical.
noun
3.
a member or adherent of the Stoic school of philosophy.
4.
(lowercase) a person who maintains or affects the mental attitude advocated by the Stoics.
noun
1.
a person who maintains stoical qualities
adjective
2.
a variant of stoical
noun
1.
a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno of Citium, holding that virtue and happiness can be attained only by submission to destiny and the natural law
adjective
2.
of or relating to the doctrines of the Stoics
noun

a member of the school of philosophy founded by Zeno; belief that a wise man is free from passion and indifferent to grief or joy
Word Origin

Greek stoikos ‘portico where Zeno taught’

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