Restrained vs Stoic - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between restrained and stoic

is that restrained is held back, limited, kept in check or under control while stoic is (stoic).

As a verb restrained

is (restrain).

As a noun stoic is

(stoic).

restrained

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
  • He greeted her for the first time in three years with a restrained embrace.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (restrain)
  • He was restrained by the straight jacket.

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    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

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