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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Stoic (0.01178 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Stoic.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: Stoic Stoic n 1: a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno; “a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny” 2: someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions [syn: unemotional person ] [ant: emotional person]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Stoic Stoic \Sto"ic\, n. [L. stoicus, Gr. ?, fr. ?, adj., literally, of or pertaining to a colonnade, from ? a roofed colonnade, a porch, especially, a porch in Athens where Zeno and his successors taught.] 1. A disciple of the philosopher Zeno; one of a Greek sect which held that men should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and should submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity, by which all things are governed. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, a person not easily excited; an apathetic person; one who is apparently or professedly indifferent to pleasure or pain. [1913 Webster] A Stoic of the woods, a man without a tear. --Campbell. [1913 Webster] School of Stoics. See The Porch, under Porch. [1913 Webster] Stoic \Sto"ic\, Stoical \Sto"ic*al\, a. [L. stoicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. sto["i]que. See Stoic, n.] 1. Of or pertaining to the Stoics; resembling the Stoics or their doctrines. [1913 Webster] 2. Not affected by passion; manifesting indifference to pleasure or pain; especially, bearing pain, suffering, or bad fortune without complaint. -- Sto"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Sto"ic*al*ness, n. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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