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NOUN (2)

1. a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno;
- Example: "a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny"

2. someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions;
[syn: stoic, unemotional person]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive;
- Example: "stoic courage"
- Example: "stoic patience"
- Example: "a stoical sufferer"
[syn: stoic, stoical]

2. pertaining to Stoicism or its followers;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a person not easily excited; an apathetic person; one who is apparently or professedly indifferent to pleasure or pain. [1913 Webster] A Stoic of the woods, a man without a tear. --Campbell. [1913 Webster] School of Stoics. See The Porch, under Porch. [1913 Webster] Stoic
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. Not affected by passion; manifesting indifference to pleasure or pain; especially, bearing pain, suffering, or bad fortune without complaint. -- Sto"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Sto"ic*al*ness, n. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

stoic adj 1: seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive; "stoic courage"; "stoic patience"; "a stoical sufferer" [syn: stoic, stoical] 2: pertaining to Stoicism or its followers n 1: a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno; "a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny" 2: someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions [syn: stoic, unemotional person] [ant: emotional person]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

115 Moby Thesaurus words for "stoic": Laodicean, Olympian, Spartan, accepting, aloof, apathetic, armed with patience, at rest, benumbed, blah, blase, bovine, calm, cloistered, comatose, cool, desensitized, detached, disciplined, disinterested, dispassionate, dull, dwindling, ebbing, endurant, enduring, even-tempered, even-tenored, forbearing, halcyon, heartless, hebetudinous, hopeless, hushed, impassive, imperturbable, in a stupor, indifferent, indulgent, inexcitable, inirritable, insouciant, isolated, languid, lenient, lethargic, listless, long-suffering, longanimous, man of iron, moldering, nonchalant, numb, numbed, pacific, passive, patient, patient as Job, peaceable, peaceful, persevering, philosophical, phlegmatic, placid, pluckless, quiescent, quiet, reposeful, reposing, resigned, restful, resting, secluded, self-controlled, sequestered, sequestrated, sheltered, slack, sluggish, smooth, soporific, spiritless, spunkless, steady, still, still as death, stillish, stilly, stolid, stupefied, subsiding, supine, tolerant, tolerating, tolerative, torpid, tranquil, unagitated, uncaring, unconcerned, understanding, undisturbable, undisturbed, unflappable, uninterested, unirritable, unmoved, unnervous, unpassionate, unperturbed, unruffled, unstirring, untroubled, waning, withdrawn
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

STring Oriented Interactive Compiler STOIC (STOIC) A language from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. STOIC is similar to FORTH for strings and includes many VAX-specific items. (1998-09-27)