What does the word stoicism mean?

Usage examples for stoicism

  1. With the grim stoicism of his race, Ulna looked about him without seeming to be at all disturbed by the awful situation. – Lost in the Cañon by Alfred R. Calhoun
  2. There is something almost superhuman in the sternness of this stoicism. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley