Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the manner of the Stoics, or of a stoic; without apparent feeling or sensibility; with indifference to pleasure or pain; with calm fortitude.
- adv. In a manner that endures pain and hardship without outwardly showing suffering or expressing complaint.
- adv. In an unfeeling manner that inwardly is unaffected by pain or distress.
- adv. philosophy In a manner consistent with the philosophy of stoicism.
- adv. without emotion; in a stoic manner
- From stoical + -ly. (Wiktionary)
“While Kevin Kolb ran the Philadelphia offense, McNabb watched stoically from the sideline as the Baltimore Ravens beat the Eagles 36-7 on Sunday, presenting first-year coach John Harbaugh with a lopsided victory over the team he served as an assistant for 10 years.”
“When I asked Henry how she had told it, he answered "stoically" -- as befitted a girl who had sat two hours in the emergency room waiting for her leg to be set after the bicycle accident and then insisted, when her turn came, that the feverish child sitting next to her be attended to first.”
“It was a hot day, and the vehicle that Wilkes Butler had rented was not the most comfortable, but he bore it stoically.”
“The small group of soldiers screamed and waved their weapons in impotent rage, but most wept silently, clinging to loved ones, stoically awaiting their fate.”
“•That the honduran people has resisted stoically for over 3 years the governo of an individual that changed its mind at every tip creating confrontation between the institutions of the state.”
“Robinson will remember his inspirational dad, who suffered stoically from multiple sclerosis for years before his death, and strive to produce a team that would have made him proud.”
“The ancient Hindu tales that Pattanaik, 38, tells his corporate audiences are full of fallible kings, stoically suffering queens, demons enticing the gods into lawless jungles, gods with rivers sprouting from their dreadlocks, and goddesses riding elephants.”
“Lesson We learned that people who actually have cancer fight against it stoically, while healthy TV presenters find it all too harrowing.”
“Paladin just stood back looking on stoically, he knew what he had to do.”
“Roger would prop them up near his pillow—once again with Danger under Care's arm—and they'd stand stoically together and watch as Roger fell asleep.”
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