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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] stoicus, from Greek stoikos, from Stoa Poikile (“Painted Portico”), the portico in Athens where Zeno was teaching

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
stoic

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  1. Proponent of a school of thought, from in 300 BCE up to about the time of Marcus Aurelius, who holds that by cultivating an understanding of the Logos, or natural law, that one can be free of suffering.
  2. a person indifferent to pleasure or pain
  3. a student of Stowe School, England.

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Adjective

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Positive
stoic

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  1. of or related to the Stoics or their ideas; see Stoicism
  2. not affected by pain or distress
  3. not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain or distress

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