Stoic vs Expressive - What's the difference?

stoic | expressive |


As adjectives the difference between stoic and expressive

is that stoic is (stoic) while expressive is effectively conveying thought or feeling.

As a noun stoic

is (stoic).

stoic

English

Alternative forms

* Stoic * Stoick (obsolete) * stoick (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (philosophy) Proponent of a school of thought, from in 300 up to about the time of , who holds that by cultivating an understanding of the logos, or natural law, one can be free of suffering.
  • A person indifferent to pleasure or pain.
  • Adjective

    (Stoicism) (en adjective)
  • Of or relating to the Stoics or their ideas.
  • Not affected by pain or distress.
  • Not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain or distress.
  • Synonyms

    * (not affected by pain or distress ) apathetic, impassive, stoical * (not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain or distress ) expressionless, impassive

    Anagrams

    * ----

    expressive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Effectively conveying thought or feeling.
  • Antonyms

    * inexpressive * unexpressive

    Derived terms

    * expressiveness