from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to Epictetus, the Roman Stoic philosopher, whose conception of life was to be passionless under whatever circumstances.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Epictetus, a Stoic philosopher of the first and second centuries, who, after being a slave and a philosopher at Rome, established a school at Nicopolis in Epirus.
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