stoic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stoic
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.
story becomes stoic after being dry i.e. unemotional.