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Apathetic vs. Stoic

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Apatheticadjective

Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion

Stoicnoun

(philosophy) Proponent of stoicism, a school of thought, from in 300 {{B.C.E.}} up to about the time of Marcus Aurelius, who holds that by cultivating an understanding of the logos, or natural law, one can be free of suffering.

Apatheticadjective

Of, or pertaining to apatheism.

Stoicnoun

A person indifferent to pleasure or pain.

Apatheticadjective

Void of feeling; not susceptible of deep emotion; passionless.

Stoicadjective

Of or relating to the Stoics or their ideas.

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Apatheticadjective

showing a lack of interest or concern; indifferent.

Stoicadjective

Not affected by pain or distress.

Apatheticadjective

showing little or no emotion or animation;

‘a woman who became active rather than apathetic as she grew older’;

Stoicadjective

Not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain or distress.

Apatheticadjective

marked by a lack of interest;

‘an apathetic audience’; ‘the universe is neither hostile nor friendly; it is simply indifferent’;

Stoicnoun

A disciple of the philosopher Zeno; one of a Greek sect which held that men should be free from passion, unmoved by joy or grief, and should submit without complaint to unavoidable necessity, by which all things are governed.

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Stoicnoun

Hence, a person not easily excited; an apathetic person; one who is apparently or professedly indifferent to pleasure or pain.

‘A Stoic of the woods, a man without a tear.’;

Stoicadjective

Of or pertaining to the Stoics; resembling the Stoics or their doctrines.

Stoicadjective

Not affected by passion; manifesting indifference to pleasure or pain; especially, bearing pain, suffering, or bad fortune without complaint.

Stoicnoun

a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno;

‘a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny’;

Stoicnoun

someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions

Stoicadjective

seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive;

‘stoic courage’; ‘stoic patience’; ‘a stoical sufferer’;

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Stoicadjective

pertaining to Stoicism or its followers

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