What does the word stoic mean?

Usage examples for stoic

  1. Don Luis had remained tranquil throughout, like a Stoic philosopher, who is obliged by the hard law of necessity to take part in a conflict opposed alike to his habits and his ways of thought. – Pepita Ximenez by Juan Valera
  2. He lifted his brows in stoic irony, and said: " Well, we shall have an army of them soon." – Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 5. by Gilbert Parker
  3. He was, in fact, just what he looked- a street stoic. – The Freelands by John Galsworthy