Meaning of Stoicism
Pronunciation: (stō'u-siz"um), [key]
- a systematic philosophy, dating from around 300 b.c.,that held the principles of logical thought to reflect a cosmic reason instantiated in nature.
- (l.c.) conduct conforming to the precepts of the Stoics, as repression of emotion and indifference to pleasure or pain.
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