Our vocabulary blog word this week is stoic.

Stoic, an adjective, means "NOT affected by or showing passion or feeling
Merriam-Webster

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pw6
12/03/2012 3:01pm

The businessman in China was stoic of the 2008 world financial crisis.

This makes sense because the businessman was unaffected by the 2008 world financial crisis.

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ID120
12/03/2012 3:26pm

The child's face like stoic when the ice cream turck drove by. This makes sense because the child had no emotion when the truck drove by.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 6:40pm

Check for spelling, awkward wording of sentence

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zh118
12/03/2012 3:57pm

After witnessing the car crash the man was stoic because he did not know anyone involved in the crash. Stoic makes sense because the man is not showing passion of feeling about the crash.

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MR119
12/03/2012 4:00pm

The stoic little boy showed little emotion when told he got the award.

The word stoic makes sense in this sentence becuase he doesn't usually show emotion and he didnt when he was told he won the award.

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TS120
12/03/2012 4:02pm

The man had a stoic expression on his face before he went skydiving.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because it describes how the man's expression showed no feeling of fear.

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JH120
12/03/2012 4:30pm

The boy had a stoic look on his face at the orchestra concert.
The word stoic makes sense here because it means he wasn't showing any passion for the concert.

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LT118
12/03/2012 4:42pm

I ignored the stoic remark that my sister was yelling at me. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because i am saying that I ignored the non-effecting remark.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:04pm

Since your sister was YELLING, it's likely that it was an emotionally-charged remark. You, on the other hand, would appear stoic if you did not react to her yelling in any way.

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AB120
12/03/2012 5:10pm

Kevin was stoic about his mom yelling at him. This makes sense because Kevin was not affected by his mom yelling at him.

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BH119
12/03/2012 5:11pm

The my dad said that Mr. Barry is a very stoic man.

This makes sences because Mr. Barry doesnt show passion or feeling.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 6:52pm

In your sentence give some sort of example that shows Mr. Barry is stoic. Also check for spelling.

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MAK119
12/03/2012 5:28pm

That stoic person is very monotone when she reads. This makes sense because you have no passion when you read monotone style.

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Ai120
12/03/2012 5:35pm

The wall of titanium is stoic to the battering ram.
This makes sense because the wall of titanium isn't afffected in anyway by the battering ram.

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JS119
12/03/2012 5:36pm

When the fish died, Tymuti was a stoic boy, unlike his sister, Annabella Carly-Rose, who was crying.
EXPLANATION:
Tymuti had no emotion when the fish died, but his sister was crying.

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LV119
12/03/2012 5:38pm

John told the stoic Sherlock, " You are a machine!"

Stoic makes sense because machine's have no emotions and neither does Sherlock.

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LS120
12/03/2012 5:52pm

His stoic expression made it hard to tell if he enjoyed the show or not. Stoic makes sense because he didn't show any feelings.

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BW120
12/03/2012 5:58pm

Annie was stoic to my appology, even though I said it ten times.

This makes sence because she was not affected by my apology, and didn't care that I had said it.

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CS118
12/03/2012 5:59pm

The stoic little girl did not get upset or cry when the class bully took her lunch money.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the little girl did not show any hurt feelings when the bully took her money.

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VW120
12/03/2012 6:01pm

The stoic man did not cry during "The Notebook."
This makes sense because the man was not affected by the passion in the movie, and he was a meaniepants, and did not cry.

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EZ120
12/03/2012 6:10pm

The dog was stoic when his family got back from vacation.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the dog was not affected to see his family after awhile.

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JD118
12/03/2012 6:26pm

Mr.Johnston has been very stoic since his dog died. This makes sense in the sentence because Mr.Johnston hash't been showing feeling since his dog died.

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NP119
12/03/2012 7:01pm

The man was stoic when told about his sick pet mouse.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 6:52pm

Requires a 2nd sentence explaining your first sentence

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AW118
12/03/2012 7:14pm

At the funeral the family was very stoic considering their father died unexpectly.

This means they were very unemotional during their fathers' funeral.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 6:58pm

Given that the father died unexpectedly, wouldn't this probably generate an emotional response? Indicate somewhere in the sentence that the stoic behavior was unusual, or maybe give a reason for their stoic behavior

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:01pm

Ignore previous reply

EM 119
12/03/2012 7:56pm

Did you see how stoic Daryl is?

It makes sense here because Daryl doesn't show feelings.

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MW118
12/03/2012 7:56pm

The man was stoic during the very sad movie.

This makes sense because the man's expression did not change

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BB120
12/03/2012 8:17pm

Lebron looked stoic after hitting "the shot" from behind the three point line to win the game and to also tie the series up with the Orlando Magic. This makes sense because after Lebron made "the shot" he showed little emotion or feeling for what he just did.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 6:33pm

After Lebron hit that shot he went absolutely nuts. There was definitely emotion involved in that.

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bs120
12/03/2012 9:32pm

The stoic archangel defended his Lord.

This makes sense because he defended without feeling

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 5:57pm

Given the context of this sentence it seems odd that an angel would defend God WITHOUT passion.

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MB120
12/04/2012 3:36pm

After Tom's little brother was diagnosed with cancer, he was stoic about everything. Stoic is used correctly in this sentence because he showed no passion in his interests anymore.

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LC118
12/04/2012 3:45pm

Her stoic responce showed that she didn't care that she had a cut on her arm.
Stoic makes sence in this sentience because it means to be unconcerned about pleasure or pain. It also describes responce.

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MD119
12/04/2012 4:26pm

Lebron was stoic after he made a game winning half court shot. This makes sense because Lebron didn't show any emotion after he made the shot.

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cym120
12/04/2012 5:57pm

The members of the card game all had stoic faces. This makes sense because the people were keeping their feelings to themselves so the other players would not know their cards.

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jb119
12/04/2012 6:28pm

After receiving the award, Bob was very stoic even though the award was a high honor.
This sentence makes sense because he did not show that much emotion after receiving the award.

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MB119
12/04/2012 6:35pm

The soldier looked stoic when going into battle.
This makes sense because the soldier showed no emotion.

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MS119
12/04/2012 6:52pm

The veterinarian was stoic when working on all the hurt animals.

This makes sense becasue she was working without emotion in order to get all the work done.

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NL120
12/04/2012 6:56pm

After winning the championship game the boy was unexpectedly stoic.

This makes sense because the boy showed no feeling after he won the championship game.

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AC119
12/04/2012 7:55pm

When her name was called, she was stoic because she already knew she was going to win.
This makes sense because if she didn't know her name was going to be called she would have been surprised.

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BM118
12/04/2012 8:10pm

The man was surprisingly stoic after telling the touching story.

This makes sense because the man told a sad story and showed no emotion.

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KS119
12/04/2012 11:19pm

Sarah had a stoic expression on her face when she went swimming for the first time.

The word stoic makes sense in this sentence because Sarah was not afraid to go swimming and showed no feeling of fear.

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DC119
12/05/2012 7:58am

When my mom received the call she had a stoic expression, so I didn't think that it was anything.

This makes sense because my mom had a normal expression.

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BB120
12/05/2012 3:24pm

Baseball coaches like a pitcher who is stoic when they are having a hard time pitching. This makes sense in this sentence because coaches like when pitchers show no feeling or no emotion after having a hard time pitching.

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AZ120
12/05/2012 3:36pm

the freshmen was stoic aboout making the varsity football team.
this makes senes because the freshmen was not shocked about it.

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SD118
12/05/2012 4:44pm

Jerry was very stoic after getting the award of MVP (most valuable player) of the year.

This sentence makes sence because Jerry showed no emotions after winning the prize.

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mk119
12/05/2012 4:51pm

Mitchell was very stoic when my sister said, "I had fun at school today."

This makes sense because I had no emotion by what my sister felt at school today.

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CF118
12/05/2012 4:54pm

The boy appeared stoic after getting the high score on the arcade machine.

This makes sense because they boy was indifferent if he got a high score or not; therefore, he didn't show any emotion.

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CM 120
12/05/2012 5:06pm

The boy was not stoic when he got accepted into the Campion society. Stoic makes sence in this sentence because he did show a lot of feeling when he got accepted.

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mg119
12/05/2012 5:56pm

The boy acted stoic when his mother scolded him.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the boy showed no passion or feeling when his mother yelled at him.

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IT118
12/05/2012 7:12pm

Even though she was at a school pep rally, the girl still a stoic expression on her face.

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IT118
12/05/2012 7:14pm

Even though the girl was at a school pep rally, she still had a stoic expression on her face.

This makes sense because although she was at a joyous event, she still showed a lack of feeling and passion.

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AB119
12/05/2012 7:23pm

The girl had a stoic expression when she had won the singing contest.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because she the girl didn't show any emotions.

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ES120
12/05/2012 7:43pm

Surprisingly, the dog had a stoic expression on its face after the car nearly hit it. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the dog didn't seem frightened or alarmed that it had almost gotten hit by a car.

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JM 118
12/05/2012 8:06pm

Mr. Smith was stoic when his wife died, he seemed very collected. He didn't shed a single tear.

This makes sense because he wasn't showing any emotion.

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EW119
12/05/2012 8:09pm

Carl was stoic after his mothers death.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because it tell that he was not affected by his mothers death.

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Mr. Fodor
12/09/2012 11:13am

Incorrect punctuation.

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MM118
12/05/2012 8:09pm

I gave my brother a stoic response after he foolishly tried to prank me.
This makes sense because I had no pity or remorse for him for trying to prank me.

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ME120
12/05/2012 8:19pm

The sick child had a stoic face on Christmas morning.
The sentence makes sense beacause the child was so sick, that he was not even happy on a special day like Christmas.

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LT118
12/05/2012 8:59pm

I appeared stoic after my sister yelled a nasty remark at me. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because i was not effected by her remark.

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SR118
12/05/2012 9:22pm

After saying what I thought would make my friend angry, I was suprised to see a stoic reaction on his face.

This makes sense because I was suprised that my friend seemed unaffected by my harmful words.

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EH119
12/05/2012 9:54pm

The boy was stoic when he got his favorite game taken away.

This makes sense because the boy showed no feeling or emotion about his favorite game being taken away.

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LH119
12/05/2012 10:45pm

The little girl was stoic after going on the merry go round. This makes sense because the little girl showed no emotions after going on the merry go round.

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JK118
12/05/2012 11:23pm

The doctor with the monotone voice showed A very stoic personality while he spoke to patient with cancer.

The word makes sense because the doctor is showing no sympathy for the patient who has cancer.

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MC118
12/06/2012 4:26pm

The actor had a stoic expression on his face as walked on the red carpet.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the actor showed no feeling while walking on the red carpet.

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Mr. Fodor
12/09/2012 11:35am

as *he walked on the red carpet

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VJW120
12/06/2012 4:27pm

In my book, "The Best of Me", a girl says, "If anything, you lived your life with an almost stoic acceptance of the way things are."

This makes sense because the character lived his life with little passion or feeling and not really caring about what happens.

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JG119
12/06/2012 4:29pm

The player was stoic to the call from the ref.

This means the player continued on after the refs bad call.

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Mr. Fodor
12/09/2012 11:11am

Incorrect punctuation

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aw119
12/06/2012 4:37pm

The girl was very stoic when she felt guilty about the accident.

This makes sense here because she showed a lot a feelings of what happened


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Mr. Fodor
12/09/2012 11:09am

If she was stoic she would NOT show any feelings.

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mw120
12/06/2012 5:54pm

The man on crutches was stoic when his friends gathered around him to find out what was wrong.
This makes sense because he was in pain.

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jm120
12/06/2012 6:09pm

He went onto the field to play in the world cup with stoic look on his face even though he was nervous. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because he was trying not to act nervous.

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Mr. Fodor
12/09/2012 11:01am

with *a stoic look on his face.

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AS119
12/06/2012 6:51pm

The man acted stoic after his dog died.

This makes sense because the man showed little emotion after his dog died.

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RC118
12/06/2012 7:37pm

Lauren was stoic at the end of the sad movie because she has seen it so many times. This makes sense because she wouldn't show emotion if she has already seen the movie.

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NS120
12/06/2012 7:46pm

I tried to be stoic when I found out that the student teacher was leaving, but I was really hiding my sad emotions.

This makes sense because stoic means not showing emotion and in the sentence I was trying to do that.

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EG120
12/06/2012 7:56pm

The women had a stoic demeanor throughout the funeral.

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Mr. Fodor
12/09/2012 10:59am

A second sentence is required to explain the use of the word stoic during the first sentence.

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NF120
12/06/2012 9:26pm

The girl was stoic when she recieved a ninety percent on her math test.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the girl showed no emotion when she recieved a ninety percent on her math test.

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AJP120
12/06/2012 9:58pm

The monkey had a stoic expression when he saw the people at the zoo.

This makes sense because the monkey had seen people at the zoo before so he didn't show any affection.

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MH118
12/06/2012 10:25pm

The girl was stoic when she did not get everything she wanted for Christmas. This makes sense becuase she was not affected when she did not get everything she asked for for Christmas.

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EK118
12/06/2012 10:56pm

She was very stoic all throughout the funeral service, and showed no emotion.

This makes sense because it is saying she showed no feelings.

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DG118
12/10/2012 4:50pm

I felt very stoic when my Grandpa told me about his life.
This makes sense because I showed little emotion when he told me his life story.

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RF118
12/14/2012 8:07am

After he shot the game winning three, he kept his face stoic.

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wp118
12/17/2012 9:11pm

The person had a stoic reaction after he lost the race.

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ap120
01/03/2013 7:33pm

The women had a stoic reaction when she placed last in the gymnastics meet. This makes sense because the women had little emotion when she lost.

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bc119
01/07/2013 3:13pm

He did not like getting shots but was very stoic when he went to the doctors office.

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wo118
01/09/2013 11:40am

Our dog died so our family is stoic.

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Kb119
01/09/2013 5:18pm

The young girl was very stoic when her grandma died because she was to young to understand it.
Stoic makes sense in this sentence because she did not cry at her grandmas funeral.

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BT118
01/10/2013 6:20pm

The person said a stoic remark when he lost his basketball game.

It makes sense because the remark was without feelings. More or less mean.

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NH118
01/11/2013 4:58pm

Not many people feel stoic when they are awarded the Heisman Trophy. This makes sense the tropy is a great accomplishment.

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