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It would be representing him as more stoical than the truth, if we said he was unmoved.

Rouletabille would have believed himself stronger, more courageous, more stoical at least.

Vivie, more stoical, pointed out it was no use crying over lost opportunities.

Cebelia was more stoical; but she would fold great pleats in her apron, and frown at the blackboard.

At all events, they who are thus used appear to meet it with a more stoical indifference.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., in reference to philosophers, from stoic + -al (2). Related: Stoically. From 1570s as "indifferent to pleasure or pain."

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.