What is stoicism

Stoicism (German)

Part of speech: noun, (male)

Sto | i | zis | mus, no plural
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˌƩtoiˈt͡sɪsmʊs], also: [ˌstoiˈt͡sɪsmʊs]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Philosophy: Greco-Roman school of philosophy from around 300 BC. until 200 AD, whose ideal is the wise man who lives according to nature, controls the affects, bears suffering stoically, composed, and is content with virtue as the only source of happiness
Application examples:
1) “The stoicism should later acquire great importance for Roman culture. "
1) “The stoicism teaches a materialistic pantheism almost throughout: God, as a kind of world soul, carries the germinal forces of everything that happens [...]. The stoicism also teaches the equality of all people and a certain cosmopolitanism. "
Typical word combinations:
1) elderly / middle / later stoicism
Word formations:
1) stoic, stoic, stoic
Nominative: singular stoicism; Plural
Genitive: singular stoicism; Plural
Dative: singular stoicism; Plural
Accusative: singular stoicism; Plural


  • English: 1) stoicism
  • Esperanto: 1) stoikismo
  • Dutch: 1) stoïcisme (neuter)

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Steinmeier knows that politics seldom consists of breakthroughs, but rather of small, laboriously achieved progress. That is noticeable in that stoicismwith which he promotes democracy.
sueddeutsche.de, December 23, 2018

Whether it comes to civil war depends on the degree of stoicism that prevails among the unfortunate multitudes.
Contra Magazin, January 14, 2021

Images of war and terrorist attacks are now available in real time. But how do you best deal with them? In answering this question, the stoicism help.
sueddeutsche.de, November 03, 2020

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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "stoicism":

peace: ... unity, agreement, harmony, agreement 4) Relaxation, calm, silence 5) Peace of mind, stoicism Opposite words: 1) War Subordinate terms: 1) ...

stoic:… [ˈƩtoːɪʃ], [ˈstoːɪʃ] Meaning of the word / definition: 1) no increase: regarding the stoa or stoicism 2) transferred: steadfast, indifferent ...

estoic: Philosophy: concerning the stoa / stoicism, stoic 2) general: calm, calm, indifferent, stoic Translations German: 1) concerning the stoa / stoicism, stoic; 2) calm, serene, indifferent, stoic

estoïcisme: estoïcisme (Catalan) Part of speech: noun, (masculine) Word meaning / Definition: 1) Philosophy: stoicism Translations See translations under Stoicism

Stoa: Stoic, stoicism, stoic translations English: stoa French: stoa Italian: stoa Catalan: stoá, estoa Dutch: 2) stoa, stoïcisme

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