In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person)estoico masculineestoica feminine
- If you are on one end of the bell curve and need minimal drugs to treat your pain, you're a stoic, a good chap.
- The modest, by contrast, realise that, in the sum of history and geography, they're but a tiny, passing crater, and the stoics know that human pain has to be suffered and can't just be railed against.
- And it varies hugely and nearly everybody asks that question largely because they're embarrassed, they know about heroes and stoics who can put up with the most awful injuries and not make any complaints.
- We see livestock dotting the hillsides as we climb and I wonder what sort of doughty stoics would choose to farm such challenging country.
- The ideal stoic would go about life as an actor in a play, playing the roll they are assigned.
- He is a noble stoic who is by far the most pure character in the play.
- My friends and colleagues could not understand how I could be such a stoic in the face of losing out on a four-figure sum.
- Beth's husband Kevin, a charismatic history teacher, emerges as a stoic, entirely but mutely aware of his wife's distracted love.
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