Definition of Stoic. Meaning of Stoic. Synonyms of Stoic

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Definition of Stoic

Stoic
Stoic Sto"ic, n. [L. stoicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, adj., literally, of or pertaining to a colonnade, from ? a roofed colonnade, a porch, especially, a porch in Athens where Zeno and his successors taught.] 1. A disciple of the philosopher Zeno; one of a Greek sect which held that men should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and should submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity, by which all things are governed. 2. Hence, a person not easily excited; an apathetic person; one who is apparently or professedly indifferent to pleasure or pain. A Stoic of the woods, a man without a tear. --Campbell. School of Stoics. See The Porch, under Porch.
Stoic
Stoic Sto"ic, Stoical Sto"ic*al, a. [L. stoicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. sto["i]que. See Stoic, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the Stoics; resembling the Stoics or their doctrines. 2. Not affected by passion; manifesting indifference to pleasure or pain. -- Sto"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Sto"ic*al*ness, n.

Meaning of Stoic from wikipedia

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- Stoic logic is the system of propositional logic developed by the Stoic philosophers in ancient Greece. It was one of the two great systems of logic in...
- STOIC (Stack-Oriented Interactive Compiler) is a 1970s programming language, a variant of Forth. STOIC started out at the MIT and Harvard Biomedical Engineering...
- Stowe School are known as Old Stoics. Sir Richard Branson is currently the President of the Old Stoic Society. Old Stoics include: Michael Alexander (1920–2004)...
- The term "Modern Stoicism" covers both the revival of interest in the Stoic philosophy and the philosophical efforts to adjust Ancient Stoicism to the...
- The Stoic is a novel by Theodore Dreiser, written in 1945 and first published in 1947. It is the conclusion of his Trilogy of Desire, which includes The...
- Stoic LLC is a video game development company located in Austin, Texas. Founded by three ex-BioWare staff in December 2011, Stoic is most known for developing...
- origin from Citium (Κίτιον, Kition), Cyprus. Zeno was the founder of the Stoic school of philosophy, which he taught in Athens from about 300 BC. Based...
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