[ US /ˈstoʊɪk/ ]
[ UK /stˈə‍ʊɪk/ ]
  1. a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno
    a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny
  1. pertaining to Stoicism or its followers
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How To Use Stoic In A Sentence

  • Since 1993, I've gone through a great deal of philosophy, in particular works by the Roman stoics such as Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and Cicero.
  • With Maugham it is a kind of stoical resignation, the stiff upper lip of the pukka sahib somewhere east of Suez, carrying on with his job without believing in it, like an Antonine Emperor. Inside the Whale
  • In the aerospace and transport industries, scientists and engineers use stoichiometric procedures to calculate fuel needs.
  • The actress is frequently locked into playing a stoic, good-natured sufferer with a look of passive resignation about her.
  • Liz smiles professionally and holds Larry, who wheezes and splutters, enduring his hardship with a stoicism that looks exhausting.
  • Japan has been praised for its stoicism in the face of a national disaster, but have its leaders and their ideals betrayed the people? Times, Sunday Times
  • Fascinated with the meeting of memory and language, adept at conjuring states of mind, and haunted by the violence wracking his homeland, Hemon is a stoic tragedian and a brilliant satirist. The Question of Bruno by Aleksandar Hemon: Book summary
  • He gently points out the practical unfeasibility of Schopenhauer's brand of stoicism.
  • He attempted to lecture the class about stoichiometry.
  • There is a lot to be said for the manly virtues - courage, stoicism and strength. The Sun
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