impassive; characterized by a calm, austere fortitude befitting the Stoics: a stoical sufferer.
(initial capital letter) of or pertaining to the Stoics.

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. Unabridged
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stoical (ˈstəʊɪkəl)
characterized by impassivity or resignation

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Example sentences
But its representative could only look on stoically as the good stuff-which he
  could refurbish and sell-disappeared.
He bore this second big disappointment in his life stoically.
Local cadres sitting on plastic chairs stoically endure the sodden spectacle.
They live in near-constant silence, stoically bearing the drudgery of their
  hand-to-mouth existence.
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