Our vocabulary blog word this week is stoic.

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

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MR7
12/03/2012 3:10pm

115 Integrity is stoic about computer class because we are not able to play games in our spare time (not me, of course). Stoic makes sense in this context because some of the other kids in my class do not like computer class anymore.

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EH7
12/03/2012 4:15pm

Tom was stoic over the loss of his pet goldfish

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:22pm

Requires a 2nd sentence that explains your first sentence.

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EB6
12/03/2012 4:27pm

The stoic girl did not cry or become upset when she was sent to her room.
This word makes sense in this sentence because the girl did not show any feeling when sent to her room.

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MS6
12/03/2012 4:31pm

The boy acted very stoic after being hit in the face with a dodgeball. The word stoic makes sense in this sentence because the boy was not affected by the dodgeball that hit him in the face.

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GH6
12/03/2012 4:33pm

Ms. Gremlin wore a stoic expression throughout my presentation, so I could not tell whether she liked it or not. The word stoic makes sense in this context because Ms. Gremlin did not show feeling or emotion during the presentation.

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mh8
12/03/2012 4:57pm

The stoic teacher taught her class with no enthusiasm or excitment.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:30pm

Requires a 2nd sentence that explains the first sentence

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AM6
12/03/2012 5:08pm

After countless refusals, the stoic scientist was still not discouraged. He was determined to get his research approved. The word stoic makes sense when used in the context because the scientist wasn't affected by the refusals, he still would continue to try.

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kg8
12/03/2012 5:38pm

After we told her, her face was still a stoic expression. This makes sense in this sentence because her facial expression did not change even after being told something.

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MC7
12/03/2012 5:39pm

The army captain stoic expression on his face when the new recruit fell in the mud during training. This sentence makes sense because the captain did not appear to show any feeling for the man who was having trouble with the training exercise.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:21pm

Check spelling (possession)

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BC6
12/03/2012 5:55pm

The stoic look on my brother's face made it seem like he was not interested in the game. This makes sense in this context because we were watching a soccer game and my brother does not like soccer.

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VD7
12/03/2012 6:01pm

My sister was very stoic when she found out her fish died. This sentence makes sense because my sister was not affected when we told her that her fish died.

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PN7
12/03/2012 6:39pm

Timothy's younger brother received awful grades and a bad report but Timothy remained stoic and unhelpful. The sentence makes sense with stoic in it because since his brother was in need of help Timothy was not affected and felt no need to help the brother who was in times of hardship.

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AP7
12/03/2012 6:50pm

The girl was stoic when her test came back. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the girl didn't show how she felt about the grade on her test.

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HV8
12/03/2012 6:52pm

The player had stoic determination in the game. This makes sense because the player is determined in a passionate way in the game.

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ET7
12/03/2012 6:52pm

The stoic child showed no thanks to the expensive Christmas present. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the child was not showing feeling towards the expensive Christmas present.

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BL8
12/03/2012 7:38pm

The teacher had a strict and rough personality and was stoic when presented with the complaint of her classes being too hard.

The word stoic makes sense in this sentence because the teacher was mean and was not a "people pleaser" so she was not phased by the complaint and paid no attention to it.

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gk7
12/03/2012 8:02pm

Jacob made a stoic remark about the world ending on December 21, 2012.
Stoic makes sense in this sentence because he made a remark unconcerned about the end of the world.

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km7
12/03/2012 8:07pm

Nobody was stoic at the funeral. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because everybody was showing emotion at the funeral.

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ANO8
12/03/2012 8:19pm

His expression was almost lifeless.
This sentence makes sense because his expression was not showing passion of feeling.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:32pm

Make sure you use stoic in the first sentence

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ANO8
12/05/2012 5:34pm

His stoic expression was almost lifeless.
This sentence makes sense because his expression was not showing passion or feeling.

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vv8
12/03/2012 8:29pm

The stoic judge was not biased in her verdict. This makes sense because the judge was not influenced by nor showed passion or feeling toward the defendant.

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AT7
12/03/2012 8:50pm

The coach was stoic about the basketball game. This makes since because the coach did not seem happy that we won.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:16pm

Check spelling

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kcm7
12/03/2012 8:51pm

My sister acted stoic when we received the news that we were going to Disney World. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because my sister didn't react or show emotion when we found out we were going to Disney World.

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OA8
12/03/2012 8:55pm

Stacy was stoic when I told her Justin Bieber's new album came out.
Stoic is used correctly in my sentence because Stacy did not show feeling or passion when I told her Justin Bieber's new album came out.

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GC8
12/03/2012 9:02pm

The comment from my mom was stoic to me. Stoic fits in this sentence because i did not care about the comment from my mom.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:26pm

Awkward phrasing. While reading only the first sentence, it is difficult to tell whether your mom's comment was stoic or you were.

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GC8
12/04/2012 10:05pm

The comment from my mom that was about my grades was stoic to me. Stoic fits in this sentence because I did not care about my grades.

LT7
12/03/2012 9:12pm

When I saw the play The Nutcracker, one of the dancers was stoic in the way she danced and the way she showed emotion. This sentance makes sence because one of the dancers was not showing passion by the wasy she danced.

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BTB6
12/03/2012 9:23pm

The stoic man walked past the sobbing woman without acknowledging her. Stoic makes sense in this context because he showed no feeling for the woman.

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SS6
12/03/2012 9:25pm

The man's face looked very stoic when he received an award at the celebration. This makes sense in this context because it is explaining that the man's face did not show passion or feeling.

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CH7
12/03/2012 9:48pm

The stoic man showed no sympathy towards me, even after I told him how awful my day was going. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the man was being described as compassion less because of his lack of sympathy.

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HS7
12/04/2012 3:14pm

After not making the play she felt stoic about acting. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because she wasn't passionate about acting after she didn't make the play.

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jh7
12/04/2012 4:02pm

He was stoic to the puppy's wimpering. This sentence makes sense because the man didn't show compassion or feeling to the puppy.

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NB6
12/04/2012 4:07pm

I was stoic when I heard what my sister said about me. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because I didnt show passion or feeling.

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JT6
12/04/2012 4:42pm

His stoic speech led to roars of applause and cheering. Stoic makes sence in this sentence because he was showing passion in his speech.

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Mr. Fodor
12/04/2012 7:07pm

CAREFULLY look at the definition of stoic.

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cp6
12/04/2012 6:41pm

He remained stoic in the face of adversity with a straight face by not showing any emotion or feeling. Stoic makes sense in this context because he was not affected or showing feeling in the face of an extremely unfortunate event.

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JT7
12/04/2012 6:59pm

He was stoic at the emotional movie. Stoic makes sense in the sentence because he showed no emotion at the movie.

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JT7
12/04/2012 7:11pm

He was stoic at the emotional movie. The word stoic makes sense in the sentence because the man showed no emotion at the movie.

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EL8
12/04/2012 7:21pm

The clerk was stoic when the little girl cried because she couldn't find her mom. This makes since because the clerk showed no emotion to the girl crying for her mom.

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ALH
12/04/2012 7:57pm

He was stoic when facing the dragon. Stoic works in this sentence because he showed no fear when facing the dragon.

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cw8
12/04/2012 8:36pm

To make her lie more convincing, she tried to remain stoic.

Stoic makes sense in this sentence because she made sure to show no expression while lying.

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Sa6
12/04/2012 8:42pm

The policeman was stoic over the robber's feelings when he stole the money from the store. The word stoic in this sentence means the policeman did not care about how the robber felt about doing something wrong.

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JM8
12/04/2012 9:15pm

Jimmy was stoic at the baseball game. stoic makes sense in this sentence because jimmy shows no emotion and is not concerned.

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AH7
12/05/2012 3:06pm

Her coworkers were shocked when she cried because she is a stoic person. This makes sense because 'her' was not emotional and she didn't cry a lot so the coworkers were shocked when she was.

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EK8
12/05/2012 3:12pm


She tried to be stoic when she did not win first prize.
Stoic makes sense in this sentence because she tried to not show emotion.

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EH7
12/05/2012 5:01pm

Tom was stoic over the loss of his pet goldfish. This word makes sense in the context because he didn't show any passion or feeling to his goldfish.

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mc7
12/05/2012 5:04pm

The army captain had a stoic expression on his face when the new recruit fell in the mud during training. This sentence makes sense because the captain did not appear to show any feeling for the man who was having trouble with the training exercise.

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TP8
12/05/2012 5:21pm

The player was stoic when he got hit very hard in the football game.

It makes sense because he showed no pain when he got hit,

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as7
12/05/2012 5:26pm

The girl was stoic when she received her paper back. Stoic makes sence in this sentence because the girl showed no feeling or emotion when she saw her grade.

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CN8
12/05/2012 5:37pm

He was stoic about the team when I told him how they were doing that season. Stoic makes sense because he showed neither excited or upset

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Mr. Fodor
12/05/2012 7:14pm

Revise the words in your second sentence.

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JT6
12/05/2012 6:02pm

The stoic expression on Mr. Donatelli's face made Alfred less confident on his left hook. Stoic makes sence in this sentence because since Mr. Donatelli showed no expression of joy, pain, or sadness it made Alfred less confident on his boxing move.

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Mr. Fodor
12/05/2012 6:20pm

Check for spelling mistakes

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KFM7
12/05/2012 6:04pm

.The boy was stoic after he got his report card. This sentence makes sense because he showed no emotion toward what he got on his report card.

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vv6
12/05/2012 6:14pm

When my friend Stacy lost her grandma she was stoic when she told me. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because Stacy didn't show any emotion when she told me.

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KK6
12/05/2012 6:18pm

The dog was stoic towards the bone he was given. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the dog showed no emotion when he was given a bone.

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kb7
12/05/2012 6:18pm

After we told the boy the news, his expression was stoic with fright.

This sentence makes sence because his face had no expression after the horrible new he was given.

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Mr. Fodor
12/05/2012 6:28pm

One cannot be stoic with fright. Someone who is frightened would show some kind of emotion.

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EH6
12/05/2012 8:45pm

I was stoic over the loss of my hamster. Stoic makes sense because I had no emotion.

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ES8
12/05/2012 10:14pm

There was a stoic boy at the basball game. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the boy was not interested in watching the game.

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MH6
12/06/2012 3:40pm

The students had stoic thoughts during history class. The word makes sense because the students do not like histoy class.

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Mr. Fodor
12/09/2012 11:52am

Incorrect spelling.

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BB6
12/06/2012 3:57pm

The boy was stoic when he found out his mom's glass spilled. The word stoic makes sense because he did not care that his mom's drink spilled.

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SCS6
12/06/2012 4:02pm

His stoic expression was almost lifeless.
Stoic makes senese in this sentene because he is showing his feeling.

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RR6
12/06/2012 4:24pm

The suspect remained stoic as the condemming verdict was read. This makes sense because the suspect didn`t show any emotion.

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MF8
12/06/2012 4:28pm

The homerun against the team winning by four runs was stoic. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the team was unconcerned about the score.

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GF8
12/06/2012 7:24pm

The stoic dog did not drink his water when I poured it in his bowl. Stoic makes sense because the dog wasnt showing an emotion.

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EM6
12/06/2012 7:48pm

My family was stoic when our dog died last week. It makes sense because it shows have our family felt.

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Mr. Fodor
12/09/2012 11:50am

Incorrect spelling

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OS8
12/06/2012 8:20pm

Julia was stoic when she found out her pet hamster named Little John died. Stoic makes sense in this content because she showed no compassion or feeling about her hamster even though he died.

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mk8
12/06/2012 8:22pm

I stoic the car. It makes sense because I pleasure the car.

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

Stoic is an adjective, and it doesn't make sense in your sentence.

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RS7
12/06/2012 8:36pm

I told a funny joke, but my friend remained stoic.

This makes sense because my friend was not affected by the circumstances around him.

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lw7
12/06/2012 8:41pm

meredith grey was stoic when derek shepard (mcdreamy) said he hated her because she hated him back

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SH6
12/06/2012 9:17pm

The fireman was stoic after 9-11. This statement makes sense because the fireman showed no bad emotion after a tragic date like 9-11

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HM8
12/06/2012 9:51pm

The practice was stoic because nobody got better. This sentence works because stoic is an adj describing practice which is used as a noun.

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MW6
12/06/2012 10:53pm

The boy was stoic when he received the ugly sweater as a Christmas present. The word stoic make sense in the sentence above because the boy did not show any emotion when he received the ugly present.

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ER8
12/06/2012 11:49pm

The stoic look on the winner's face showed me that she did not really care that she won and was not interested in the event at all. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the look on her face meant that she didn't care that she won and wasn't excited for the event.

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AO8
12/08/2012 1:46pm

The boy was stoic when he lost the game. This sentence makes sense because he showed no emotion when he lost.

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JP6
12/09/2012 2:12pm

My brother had a stoic look when I showed him a game. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because he looked uninterested.

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sj6
12/09/2012 7:38pm

The boy was stoic even when he heard his team had won the championship game.
The word makes sense in this context because the boy showed no emotion to the fact that his team succeeded and expressed no interest in the topic at all.

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BR7
12/10/2012 3:34pm

The boy was stoic after watching a sad and touching video. The word stoic makes sense in this sentence because he did not show any signs of emotion after the touching video.

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IH6
12/10/2012 9:27pm

Throughout the ceromony her father remained stoic. Stoic makes sense in the sentence because her father showed no emotion throught the ceromony.

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jj8
12/11/2012 9:41pm

My stoic dad did not respond to my average grades.
This makes sense because me dad is not affected by my grades.

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RD8
12/12/2012 5:33pm

She was stoic to the fact she lost the award.

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ss7
12/13/2012 9:06pm

Stephanie made a stoic comment about the results of her test. THis sentence makes sense because she doesn't really care about her grade.

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DG8
12/13/2012 9:46pm

I am stoic towards my family. It makes sense because i am showing passion towards my family

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jd8
12/16/2012 9:03pm

Connecticut families were far from stoic when they received news about the shooting. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because families were very shocked, affected, and felt devastated. Therefor, far from stoic.

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KM6
01/08/2013 5:11pm

Annie was stoic about learning she lost a piece of blank notebook paper. The word stoic makes sense in this sentence because it tells that the girl was not affected by losing a piece of notebook paper.

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mh8
01/08/2013 7:33pm

The stoic teacher taught her class with no enthusiasm or excitment. Stoic makes sense in this sentence because the teacher did not have any emotions when she taught her class.

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cm6
01/09/2013 6:46pm

Her dad's face was stoic when he told the family that they were moving. This makes sense because her dad did not show emotion even though moving is hard.

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