Monday, November 26, 2012

Stoic

Stoic [ STOH-ik ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) one who is apathetic to emotions like grief and pleasure
2. (n.) one who belongs to a greek school of philosophy that had been founded by zeno who stated that wise men are the ones who are apathetic to worldly emotions like grief and pleasure
3. (adj.) being indifferent to earthly emotions like grief and pleasure
4. (adj.) of or pertaining to stoics
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His stoic mannerisms caused people to feel that he lacked emotions.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 "The stoic silence that he maintains is scary sometimes," said a police official.