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1. stoic

adjective. ['ˈstoʊɪk'] seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive.

Synonyms

  • stoical

Antonyms

  • woman
  • conservative

Etymology

  • stoicus (Latin)
  • Στωϊκός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Stoic

  • paleozoic
  • mesozoic
  • cenozoic
  • gabbroic
  • dichroic
  • heroic
  • slowik
  • bowick

How do you pronounce stoic?

Pronounce stoic as stoʊɪk.

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Sentences with stoic


1. Adjective
Male stereotyping includes the misconception that men are inherently stoic and unemotional.

2. Noun, singular or mass
A scorpion sting can be extremely painful; even a stoic dog will shriek when he is stung.

3. Verb, past participle
Dogs can be stoic and may manifest their pain solely through growling and biting behaviors.

4. Noun, plural
“When it comes to greyhounds, the breed can be even more stoic than others.

Quotes about stoic


1. My childhood was very difficult. I had every childhood disease and then some, but my parents didn't mollycoddle me. They left me to fight those battles on my own. I guess that was very Canadian, very stoic. But it's good. I had to become a warrior. I had to give up hope and find a substitute for hope that would be far more stable.
- Joni Mitchell

2. Before you realize this truth, say the Yogis, you will always be in despair, a notion nicely expressed in this exasperated line from the Greek stoic philosopher Epictetus: 'You bear God within you, poor wretch, and know it not.
- Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

2. Stoic

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

Antonyms

  • libertarian

3. stoic

noun. ['ˈstoʊɪk'] someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions.

Synonyms

  • grownup
  • unemotional person

Antonyms

  • emotional person
  • man
  • liberal

Etymology

  • stoicus (Latin)
  • Στωϊκός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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