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English definition of “stoicism”

stoicism

noun [U]     /ˈstəʊ.ɪ.sɪ.zəm/ US  /ˈstoʊ-/ formal
the quality of experiencing pain or trouble without complaining or showing your emotions: He endured the pain of his wounds with great stoicism.Patient and uncomplainingNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
(Definition of stoicism noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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