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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Stoic 'follower of the ancient Greek thinker Zeno, who said that happiness results from accepting what happens in life' (14-21 centuries), from Latin, from Greek stoikos, from Stoa (Poikile) 'Painted Portico', where Zeno taught in Athens

stoic

noun
     
sto‧ic [countable]
someone who does not show their emotions and does not complain when bad things happen to them

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