Word of the Day – Stoic

By May 12, 2017Word of the Day

Stoic (noun)

stow-ik

A person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining.

Late Middle English: via Latin from Greek stōïkos

Example sentences

“His stoic response was one of resignation.”

Word of the Day – Anathema

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Anathema (noun)

an-ath-em-a

Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes/ A strong curse.

Early 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin, ‘excommunicated person, excommunication’, from Greek anathema ‘thing dedicated’, (later) ‘thing devoted to evil, accursed thing’, from anatithenai ‘to set up’.

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