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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstoicismsto‧i‧cis‧m /ˈstəʊɪsɪzəm $ ˈstoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  CALMpatience and calmness when bad things happen to you
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stoicismInside the mansion, the hostages have displayed gallantry, solidarity and stoicism.No more angry stoicism, or prideful unexpressed resentment.While this view could equally have generated stoicism, in Mum's case it led to self-pity.Nearing the second term at Sandown Park, Barons should get some recognition for its stoicism and tenacity.Storni addresses this woman, upon whom the burden of stoicism sits heavy.With almost supernatural inner strength, Washington's Carter retreats into a defiant yet defensive shell of stoicism.And yet, underneath that veneer of stoicism there lay a devious imp.From the stoicism of a Bogart, we entered a world where male menace no longer was potential.
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