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    stoic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stoic

    Definition
    (noun) a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno
    Example Sentence
    • a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny
    Definition
    (noun) someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
    Synonyms : unemotional person
    Definition
    (adj) seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive
    Synonyms : stoical
    Example Sentence
    • stoic courage
    • stoic patience
    • a stoical sufferer
    Definition
    (adj) pertaining to Stoicism or its followers
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Think: "Stone-like"--> To be like a stone means you don't experience pleasure or pain. You are unaffected.

STOIC sounds similar to TOY (if that 'c' is removed)...a toy is impassive and unmoved by joy or grief

STOIC = STO (ie stony) + IC (ie icy) meaning thereby stony n icy...unaffected n emotionless

sTOIc,,,,,,, TOI stands for Times of Inda, the newspaper,,, and their articles are indifferent to emotion and bias

stoic:s+toy: at the age of playing with toys, child shows no emotions.

a child was very happy as his new toy would be coming. but seeing that the toy is made up of stone he turned stoic

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story becomes stoic after being dry i.e. unemotional.

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