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sto·i·cism

 (stō′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
1. Indifference to pleasure or pain; impassiveness.
2. Stoicism The doctrines or philosophy of the Stoics.

stoicism

(ˈstəʊɪˌsɪzəm)
n
1. indifference to pleasure and pain
2. (Philosophy) (capital) the philosophy of the Stoics

Sto•i•cism

(ˈstoʊ əˌsɪz əm)

n.
1. the philosophy of the Stoics.
2. (l.c.) conduct conforming to the precepts of the Stoics, as repression of emotion and indifference to pleasure or pain.
[1620–30]

stoicism

a form of conduct conforming to the precepts of the Stoics, especially as characterized by indifference to pain and pleasure. — stoic, n., adj.stoical, adj.
See also: Pleasure
an indifference to pleasure or pain. — stoic, n., adj. — stoical, adj.
See also: Pain
the school of philosophy founded by Zeno (of Citium), who asserted that men should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity. — Stoic, n., adj.
See also: Philosophy

stoicism

A Greek philosophy adopted by Rome stressing private rectitude and involvement in public affairs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stoicism - an indifference to pleasure or pain
emotionlessness, unemotionality - absence of emotion
2.Stoicism - (philosophy) the philosophical system of the Stoics following the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy

stoicism

Translations

stoicism

[ˈstəʊɪsɪzəm] Nestoicismo m

stoicism

[ˈstəʊɪsɪzəm] nstoïcisme m

Stoicism

n (Philos) → Stoizismus m

stoicism

n (fig)Stoizismus m, → stoische Ruhe, Gleichmut m

stoicism

[ˈstəʊɪsɪz] nstoicismo
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