Complete Definition of "stoic"

English

Alternative spellings
Stoic

Etymology
From L. stoicus, from Greek stoikos, from Stoa Poikile (âPainted Porticoâ), the portico in Athens where Zeno was teaching

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊɪk|-ÉÊɪk

Noun
en-noun

  1. Proponent of a school of thought, from in 300 BCE up to about the time of w:Marcus Aurelius|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 w:Stowe_School|Stowe School, England.

Translations
trans-top|proponent of a school of thought
Hungarian: t|hu|sztoikus
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trans-top|a person indifferent to pleasure or pain
Hungarian: t|hu|sztoikus
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trans-top|a student of Stowe School
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ttbc|German: Stoiker m
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ttbc|Slovak: stoik#Slovak|stoik m (pl stoik#Slovak|stoici or stoik#Slovak|stoikovia), stoiÄka f
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Adjective
en-adj

  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

Synonyms
(not affected by pain or distress) apathetic, impassive, stoical
(not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain or distress) expressionless, impassive

Translations
trans-top|of or related to the Stoics
Hungarian: t|hu|sztoikus
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trans-top|not affected by pain or distress
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trans-top|not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain
Hungarian: t|hu|sztoikus, t|hu|szenvedélymentes
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ttbc|German: stoisch
ttbc|Slovak: stoický m, stoická f, stoické n
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ttbc|Swedish: stoisk
ttbc|Norwegian: stoisk
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Category:Greek derivations

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