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  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.
    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
      Etymology: From stoicus, from Greek stoikos, from Stoa Poikile ("Painted Portico"), the portico in Athens where Zeno was teaching

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