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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sto·i·cism /ˈstoəˌsɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sto·i·cism n.
 1. The opinions and maxims of the Stoics.
 2. A real or pretended indifference to pleasure or pain; insensibility; impassiveness.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an indifference to pleasure or pain [syn: stolidity, stolidness]
      2: (philosophy) the philosophical system of the Stoics
         following the teachings of the ancient Greek philosopher