Definition of "stoicism" [sto•i•cism]

  • (noun) Indifference to pleasure or pain; impassiveness.
  • (noun) The doctrines or philosophy of the Stoics.

Use "stoicism" in a sentence

  • "It must have been a lesson in stoicism to withstand them!"
  • "The great English journalist Harold Evans, editor of the Sunday Times at the time of the Birmingham bombings, says, "I hate to use the word stoicism, but its true.""
  • "And stoicism is a personalty trait of an individual not a sex."

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