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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