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stoical

[ stoh-i-kuhl ]
/ ˈstoʊ ɪ kəl /
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Definition of stoical

adjective
impassive; characterized by a calm, austere fortitude befitting the Stoics: a stoical sufferer.
Stoical. of or relating to the Stoics.
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Origin of stoical

A Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at Stoic, -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for stoical

stoical
/ (ˈstəʊɪkəl) /

adjective
characterized by impassivity or resignation

Derived forms of stoical

stoically, adverbstoicalness, noun
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