Definition of stoically adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstəʊɪkli//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstoʊɪkli//
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without complaining about pain trouble or showing what you are feeling They reacted stoically to the news. From the Stoics, a group of ancient Greek philosophers, who believed that wise people should not allow themselves to be affected by painful or pleasant experiences.