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noun as in impassivity

noun as in fortitude

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Without overshadowing his talented counterparts, Cedar commands the stage with a meticulous mix of stoicism and candor.

It has an old-fashioned, world-weary stoicism that lends a potentially ludicrous story emotional heft.

Stoicism has an appeal for anyone who faces uncertainty–that is, for all of us.

But now her frigid stoicism quickly devolves into a kind of nymphomania.

She explained, “People who know me would know stoicism is amongst my key attributes.”

With delicate female tact, with fine female stoicism too; keeping all things within limits.

Already he had begun to practise that stoicism which, on the whole, was the keynote of his life at St. Helena.

Whatever he may have suffered, he endured with the stoicism that is traditional in his race.

This highest class begins usually with Stoicism, and ends with Epicureanism.

Such extraordinary courage and determination had this man attained merely through early exercises in Stoicism.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stoicism, such as: endurance, indifference, passivity, patience, and sobriety.

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