Definition of stoical in English:

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stoical

Pronunciation: /ˈstəʊɪk(ə)l/

adjective

Enduring pain and hardship without showing one’s feelings or complaining: he taught a stoical acceptance of suffering
More example sentences
  • Concerning women's stoical endurance of pain during childbirth, she found that the expectation was not restricted to just the hospital situation.
  • I don't tell this story to boast of my skills as a stalker or hide builder or to show my stoical ability to endure hours without moving in the pursuit of wildlife.
  • While we would rather see the enemy be the one to ‘die for his country’ we realize what sacrifices we may be called to make and take a stoical acceptance of our fate.
Synonyms
long-suffering, uncomplaining, patient, forbearing, accepting, stoic, with the patience of Job, resigned, impassive, unemotional, phlegmatic, philosophical, fatalistic, imperturbable, calm, cool, unexcitable, stolid
informal unflappable
rare longanimous

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