stoicism

Part of speech: noun

The doctrines of the Stoics.

Part of speech: noun

Indifference to pleasure or pain.

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Usage examples "stoicism":

  1. The older Stoicism provided no object of worship. - "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill.
  2. 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", Alfred R. Calhoun.
  3. There is something almost superhuman in the sternness of this stoicism. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.