stoical

[ stoh-i-kuhl ]
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adjective
  1. a variant of stoic.

  2. Sto·i·cal. Usually Sto·ic [stoh-ik] /ˈstoʊ ɪk/ . of or relating to the Stoics or their philosophy.

Origin of stoical

1
A Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at Stoic, -al1

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Opposites for stoical

Other words from stoical

  • sto·i·cal·ly, adverb
  • sto·i·cal·ness, noun
  • hy·per·sto·i·cal, adjective
  • non·sto·i·cal, adjective
  • non·sto·i·cal·ness, noun
  • su·per·sto·i·cal, adjective
  • un·sto·i·cal, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for stoical

stoical

/ (ˈstəʊɪkəl) /


adjective
  1. characterized by impassivity or resignation

Derived forms of stoical

  • stoically, adverb
  • stoicalness, noun

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