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ˈstoʊ ɪksto·ic

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Wiktionary1.0 / 2 votes

  1. stoicadjective

    Synonyms:
    impassive, expressionless, stoical, apathetic

  2. stoicadjective

    of or relating to the Stoics or their ideas; see Stoicism

    Synonyms:
    expressionless, impassive, apathetic, stoical

  3. stoicadjective

    not affected by pain or distress

    Synonyms:
    impassive, stoical, expressionless, apathetic

  4. stoicadjective

    not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain or distress

    Synonyms:
    expressionless, stoical, apathetic, impassive

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. Stoicnoun

    a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno

    "a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny"

    Synonyms:
    unemotional person

    Antonyms:
    emotional

  2. stoic, unemotional personadjective

    someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions

    Synonyms:
    unemotional person

    Antonyms:
    emotional

  3. stoic, stoicaladjective

    seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive

    "stoic courage"; "stoic patience"; "a stoical sufferer"

    Synonyms:
    stoical

    Antonyms:
    emotional

  4. Stoicadjective

    pertaining to Stoicism or its followers

    Synonyms:
    stoical

    Antonyms:
    emotional

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. cool and distant

    Submitted by anonymous on February 2, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes4.0 / 2 votes

  1. stoicnoun

    Synonyms:
    follower of zeno, stoical philosopher

  2. stoicadjective

    Synonyms:
    passionless, apathetic, unimpassioned, imperturbable, philosophic, platonic, cool, indifferent, cold, cold-blooded

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "stoic":

    joyless, austere, impassive

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How to use stoic in a sentence?

  1. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    Our (The Stoic) motto, as you know, is live according to nature.

  2. Carolina Panthers:

    I'd like to believe( the criticism is about) his personality more than anything, the idea that you should be stoic when you play this game, it really should be about your merit more so than anything else, about what you've accomplished and what you've done. That's how we should judge people.

  3. Nancy Sherman:

    The ancient world was not a place for modern gender equity. But the Stoic philosophers, in their discourses on political and moral life, held that virtue, or ethical excellence, had no gender. Zeno of Citium envisaged an ideal community of sages that included women. The view follows from the Stoic doctrine that all humans are endowed with reason.

  4. H.L. Mencken:

    Man is never honestly the fatalist, nor even the stoic. He fights his fate, often desperately. He is forever entering bold exceptions to the rulings of the bench of gods. This fighting, no doubt, makes for human progress, for it favors the strong and the brave. It also makes for beauty, for lesser men try to escape from a hopeless and intolerable world by creating a more lovely one of their own.

  5. Mick Mulroy:

    I started to see that everything that made a Stoic a true Stoic was right there in a person who had never even heard of the concept or the philosophy.


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