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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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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