Restrained vs Stoic - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between restrained and stoic
is that restrained
is held back, limited, kept in check or under control while stoic
As a verb restrained
As a noun stoic is
Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
- He greeted her for the first time in three years with a restrained embrace.
- He was restrained by the straight jacket.
* Stoick (obsolete)
* stoick (obsolete)
(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.
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.
* (not affected by pain or distress ) apathetic, impassive, stoical
* (not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain or distress ) expressionless, impassive