Stoicism is a philosophy that teaches you to be calm and patient in the face of difficult situations. It is based on the idea that you should never let your emotions get in the way of your ability to think clearly.

  • The Stoics believed that you should always maintain a sense of calm and detachment.

  • She is a very stoic person, and she is able to handle difficult situations calmly.

Definition of stoicism


an indifference to pleasure or pain


stolidity, stolidness


(philosophy) the philosophical system of the Stoics following the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher Zeno

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Example Sentences for stoicism

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    Keeping stoicism is difficult.

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    He is said to be an example of stoicism.

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    Atticus was an inveterate opponent of Stoicism and philosophic pretensions.

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    Despite his stoicism, Boniface was clearly shaken by the incident.

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    He was a classical scholar, and his work shows the influence of Stoicism.

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    Here is stoicism, as a form of discipline, through which the passions pass.

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    His most important pupil was Zeno of Citium, the founder of Stoicism.