stoically

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stoical +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈstəʊ.ɪk.əl.i/, /ˈstəʊ.ɪk.li/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈstoʊ.ɪk.əl.i/, /ˈstoʊ.ɪk.li/
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stoically (comparative more stoically, superlative most stoically)

  1. In a manner that endures pain and hardship without outwardly showing suffering or expressing complaint.
    • 2010, Christopher Reich, Rules of Betrayal, chapter 41, page 208
      Frank Connor look the news stoically and, except for a sudden and nearly unnoticed grimace, with no outward show of emotion.
  2. In an unfeeling manner that inwardly is unaffected by pain or distress.
    • 1985, Larry Morton Gernsbacher, The Suicide Syndrome: Origins, Manifestations, and Alleviation of Human Self-destructiveness, page 143
      Regardless of how involved Carl outwardly appears, inside he holds himself stoically detached.
  3. (philosophy) In a manner consistent with the philosophy of stoicism.

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