stoical

[stoh-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
impassive; characterized by a calm, austere fortitude befitting the Stoics: a stoical sufferer.
2.
(initial capital letter) of or pertaining to the Stoics.

Origin:
1400–50; Middle English; see Stoic, -al1

stoically, adverb
stoicalness, noun
hyperstoical, adjective
nonstoical, adjective
nonstoically, adverb
nonstoicalness, noun
superstoical, adjective
superstoically, adverb
unstoical, adjective
unstoically, adverb


1. imperturbable, cool, indifferent.


1. sympathetic, warm, demonstrative, effusive.
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stoical (ˈstəʊɪkəl)
 
adj
characterized by impassivity or resignation
 
'stoically
 
adv
 
'stoicalness
 
n

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There are actors who suffer nobly, with tragic and stoical reserve.
But finally it is a study in stoical endurance, one that provides recognition but not insight.
Today's older salarymen are stoical about the changes.
The other middle aged, ponderous, stoical and sick of the spotlight.
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