Definition of stoic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstəʊɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstoʊɪk//
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a person who is able to suffer pain or trouble without complaining or showing what they are feeling Word Originlate Middle English: via Latin from Greek stōïkos, from stoa (with reference to Zeno's teaching in the Stoa Poikilē or Painted Porch, at Athens).

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