Meaning of Stoic
Pronunciation: (stō'ik), [key]
- of or pertaining to the school of philosophy founded by Zeno, who taught that people should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity.
- (l.c.) stoical.
- a member or adherent of the Stoic school of philosophy.
- (l.c.) a person who maintains or affects the mental attitude advocated by the Stoics.
- stoic (Thesaurus)